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Monday: 9am-8pm
Tuesday: 9am-8pm
Wednesday: 9am-8pm
Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm
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02 9391 7100

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Woollahra Library
Level 1, 451 New South Head Road
Double Bay NSW 2028

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Monday: 9:30am-6pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-6pm
Wednesday: 12pm-8pm
Thursday: 9:30am-6pm
Friday: 9:30am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm
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02 9391 7988

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Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
247 Oxford Street,
Paddington NSW 2021

Hours

Monday: 2pm-5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-5pm
Wednesday: 12pm-7pm
Thursday: 9:30am-5pm
Friday: 2pm-5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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02 9391 7999

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library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

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Watsons Bay Library
The Tea Gardens
8 Marine Parade
Watsons Bay NSW 2030

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Introduction

Sheila (Shay) Docking 1928 - 1998

Landscape Artist

Shay Docking is described as one of Australia's most important landscape artists, whose representation of nature and the landscape reflected her own experience and love of the landscape in it's many forms - hills, volcanoes, rivers, trees and harbours. Docking is one of a group of important women artists to emerge in the mid-20th century in Sydney and is represented in major galleries in Australia.

Shay Docking

Plaque unveiling

Shay Docking plaque

A plaque commemorating the life and work of Shay Docking was installed outside her former home and studio at 69 Cambridge Street, Paddington on 29 November 2019, the anniversary of her birth.

History

A detailed history of Shay Docking will be added soon.

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