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About May gibbs
(1877 - 1969) MBE
Cecilia May Gibbs was one of Australia’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators and is best known to...
Nutcote is the name of the house designed for renowned Australian children’s author and illustrator May Gibbs and her husband James Ossili Kelly by Sydney architect BJ Waterhouse in 1924. The house, which would have ‘compactness, convenience and charm’ was built on land at Neutral Bay on the shores of Sydney Harbour, and completed in 1925.
The Nutcote Gardens
The delightful cottage garden at May Gibbs’ Nutcote features both native and exotic trees and shrubs with many annuals and per...
Nutcote house and garden is owned by North Sydney Council and Nutcote Trust managers the property.
May Gibbs’ Nutcote is...
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