Collection H1 - Fish caught at the Great Lake, Tasmania

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Fish caught at the Great Lake, Tasmania


  • 1890-1891 (Creation)

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2 documents mounted on card

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Sir Robert George Crookshank Hamilton (1836-1895), civil servant and governor, was born on 30 August 1836 at Bressay, Shetland, Scotland, son of Rev. Zachary Macaulay Hamilton and his first wife Anne Irvine, née Crookshank. Educated at the Grammar School and at the University and King's College, Aberdeen (M.A., 1857; LL.D., 1885) Appointed Governor of Tasmania 1887-1893. For more information see:

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Transfer from Archives Office of Tasmania

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Handwritten documents recording fish caught at the Great Lake, Tasmania by Sir Robert George Crookshank Hamilton and party in the periods 22-27 March 1890 and 19-24 March 1891, giving number and weight of fish caught.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Feb 2018




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