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M. T. Kelly 2010 Fairy Knoll; Johais Hancock and an Apparition in the Sky; Light Well Conduit - works of art exhibited in the exhibition The Ipswich House: Heritage House Portraits by Contemporary Queensland Artists Ipswich Regional Gallery QLD Ipswich Regional Art Gallery 11 Sep - 14 Nov

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Ipswich House – Art Gallery

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Madeleine Kelly


On its completion in 1901, Thoman Hancock Junior's grand residence, Fairy Knoll, afforded an enviable view of Ipswich and its surrounds. Its prestigious hill top site overlooking Limestone Park amply reflected the position occupied by the Hancock family in Ispwich society and the material culmination of Hancock's successful business career as a timber merchant.