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Dux Factory

Bottling factory, 1895

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The Dux Factory, 25 Quarry Street, was at the time [the photo was taken] the workshop of Scott Wise, luthier. Originally (1913) an aerated water factory, the building was renovated by architect Rob Campbell in the late 1970s/early 80s as a workshop for Scott Wise. The two storey addition (1916) at the rear was the home of the Wise family. FHC image # 2513 by Skip Watkins, 1988.

I think it's quite likely that that's Scott Wise in Skip's photo.

Single storey stone building with a zero setback from the pavement. The parapet has a central pediment where 'DUX' appears.
Frank or Francis Henderson was the Fremantle Agent for F. R. Flindell, who were Cordial Manufacturers in William St, Perth in 1886. He owned lot 946 in Quarry st and established a bottling works there. Today this is known as the Dux building. Currently occupied by the Fremantle Arts Press. Heritage Council.

References and Links

Heritage Council page for this building


Garry Gillard | New: 30 September, 2015 | Now: 10 September, 2016