Star Hotel, George Street, Sydney, 1949. Picture: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University
“BUT I’LL TAKE my bath now”. In a tilted schooner of lukewarm water, Peter washes himself. Peter lives with his owner, Mrs. Thelma Smith, in the Star Hotel, George St., (Sydney) city. Each morning after his bath he is dried with a towel and is ready for a tot of brandy or whisky and soda.
– The Sydney Sun June 14 1953.
* The Star Hotel, located in George Street Sydney, closed for business in 1956. Its license was removed to south-west Sydney, allowing the Greenacre Hotel to open.
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