Collection 2017/19 - Graeme Raphael's collected photographs

Apples unloaded at Ocean Pier for export People at Hobart airport car park Bags of scallops on deck of fishing boat House behind poplar trees Black and white photograph of stone and render house Big tree stump in bush clearing Flower spikes of black boys Children playing on black steam locomotive Car on winding bush road Cars in front of Parliament House Swimming pool at Wrest Point Casino People at the door of The Chalet Aerial view of Channel Highway Escort for car near the Domain Motor vehicle parked on road through bushland Man sitting on gravel near Cradle Mountain Water flows through dam spillway Children in overcoats stand next to dead whale Decoration on Tasmanian Parliament House Bridge across the Dee River Black and white photograph of big tree stump Sailing ship Discovery docked in Hobart Domain House 1957 Occupants of motor vehicle step outside car on bush track Eastern Shore near Tasman Bridge Truck-mounted crane hoists chimney into place Farm house Farming area Ford taxi Franklin Square Glenorchy from Mount Wellington Boating on a lake in the mountains Gothic in Hobart Royal ship Gothic at Princes Wharf, Hobart Guides in 1950s Hamilton lockup Crowd lines Harrington street Historic house Hop growers Hops growing Electricity transmission tower Inspecting the Soldiers Walk memorial Ivy on house Reflections on artificial lake Bush camp beside lake Workshop in town Loading apples on the wharf Loading luggage at Hobart Aerodrome Stone cottages in disrepair Steam train with passenger carriages Excavation with horse power

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Graeme Raphael's collected photographs


  • c1920 (Creation)

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Graeme Raphael was a councillor on both the Oatlands Council and the municipal body that replaced it, the Southern Midlands Council. He served on the board of the Oatlands/Bothwell Uniting Church Council and was a founding member of the Oatlands Historical Society. He worked for the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, as an apiary officer, and was also a member of the Tasmanian Beekeepers’ Association and committee member of the Parattah Railway Station, committee member of Neighbourhood Watch Tasmania Inc., Jubilee Hall and Progress Association and the Upper Coal River Landcare Group at Tunnack.

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Part of items donated by Colin Dennison to UTAS Special and Rare Collections in 2016.

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Photographs collected over several years by Graeme Raphael, a beekeeper and state government apiary officer, councillor of the Oatlands Council and later Southern Midlands Council and founding member of the Oatlands District Historical Society.

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Available for private research and study.

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Copyright held by the estate of Graeme Raphael. For permission to reproduce please contact UTAS SPARC

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