Newly Completed: December 1940. Grace Battiss, wife of Walter Battiss stands with her back to the camera next to the french door to the Living Room. Their car, a 1940 Oldsmobile is parked outside the garage. The gardener, Abraham, stands inside the garage on the left hand side. (Information provided by Giles Walter Battiss - August 2015)
Photographer: Walter Battiss




Under construction circa May 1940
Photographer: Walter Battiss




Roof wetting: July 1940
Photographer: Walter Battiss




Extract from Photo album
Photographer: Scanned image




House Battiss (circa 1950) from the pedestrian gate on the street boundary. The small rectangle visible on the wall of the house on the rhs was a Battiss copy of a bushman painting on a glazed ceramic panel. A small rectangular glazed ceramic plaque with the name 'GIOTTO'S HILL' was mounted on the lhs gate post, below the letter-box slot.
Collection: Giles Battiss, scanned October 2016.

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Unknown c1950




Rectangular glazed ceramic plaque (155 mm x 75 mm) made by Grace Battiss with the hand painted inscription 'GRACE & WALTER BATTISS GIOTTOS HILL'.
The plaque was mounted at the pedestrian gate on the lhs gate post below the letter-box slot. The plaque was removed when the Battiss family sold Giotto's Hill. In the collection of Rain Battiss.

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: William Martinson - 2016




A photograph of a painting of Giotto's Hill by Grace Battiss, wife of Walter Battiss - in the collection of Rain Battiss
Photographer: William Martinson




Oil painting by Walter Battiss of the interior of his First Floor studio at Giotto's Hill, 1941
Painting in the collection of Giles Battiss

Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Signature of Walter Battiss on painting of the interior of his First Floor studio at Giotto's Hill, 1941
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018