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Letter: 22 August 1841

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge dated 22 August 1841 regarding his financial situation, finding a purchaser for Windfalls and Mr Smith wanting 750 pounds to give up the two year lease.

John Leake

Letter: 22 November 1841

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge dated 22 November 1841 offering the services of a very decent entire horse of the carriage breed for Leakes mares also Mrs Wood will be most happy to see Mrs Leake and her friends at any time

John Leake

Letter: 24 February 1834

Letter written by William Wood dated 24 February 1834 regarding tickets of leave

John Leake

Letter: 25 May 1842

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge dated 25 May 1842, regarding sending two acceptances which he hopes will be more correct and of how he is much annoyed by the rheumatism

John Leake

Letter: 29 August 1842

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge dated 29 August 1842 regarding acceptance (enclosed), still busy ploughing and sowing

John Leake

Letter: 5 June 1842

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge dated 26 June 1842 to Leake regarding his health, thanking him for his letter and when he should trim his grapevine

John Leake

Letter: 5 June 1842

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge dated 5 June 1842 to Leake regarding surprise at the acceptance of draft being unpaid as he gave the letter to Mr Hankey a gentleman who had been staying with him – telling him it was of consequence

John Leake

Letter: 5th November 1833

Letter written by William Wood from Snake Banks dated 5th November 1833 to John Leake regarding volumes of the New Monthy and wifes health

John Leake

Letter: Henry Meredith to mother

Undated letter from Henry Meredith to his mother, Mary Ann written from Mr Giblin's New Town Academy, regarding his health, the situation of the school being good, going to the races and seeing a boat on four wheels drawn by horses.

Henry Meredith

Letter: Henry Meredith to my dear parents

Letter dated June 17,1833 from Henry Meredith to his parents George and Mary Ann. Written from Mr. Giblin's Academy in New Town. Regarding Mr Giblin giving them a few days to recreate after the last six months of application and hoping that...

Henry Meredith

Lidiosus glaucifolius

Watercolour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink at Horseshoe Bend, Central Australia, 1930. Identified by Olive Pink as Lidiosus glaucifolius (?)

Olive Pink

Lightwood

Pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink 16/9/57, Alice Springs. Identified by Olive Pink as Lightwood (Whitewood)

Olive Pink

Loranthus amplexans

Pencil and coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Darwin, Northern Territory 27/10/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Loranthus amplexans, Mistletoe

Olive Pink

Loranthus exocarpi

Coloured pencil sketched by Olive Pink, Warraweena, Beltana, South Australia 19/7/30 Identified by Olive Pink as Mistletoe Berry - Loranthus exocarpi

Olive Pink

Loranthus exocarpi

Water colour on paper painted by Olive Pink at Beltana, South Australia, 19/7/30 Identified by Olive Pink as Loranthus exocarpi

Olive Pink

Loranthus miguelii

Water colour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Jay Creek, Northern Territory 27/12/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Loranthus miguelii "veins in leaves lighter and more yellow than leaf - flowers bright red"

Olive Pink

Loranthus migulii

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Jay Creek, Northern Territory (no date). Identified by Olive Pink as Loranthus migulii

Olive Pink

Macrocarpa gregoria

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink, "Native Gap" ( Aileron Stn.), 1960. Identified by Olive Pink as Macrocarpa gregoria ( I think) Spinifex Snow - description on back of drawing.

Olive Pink

Macrocarpa gregoria- verso

Description on back of drawing : Louie an aboriginal worker at Aileron Station used to get it for Mrs (Elsie )Cobson (later Nolan) to send to me. Was never able to paint it from the plant and it faded when sent in. An exquisite blossom that grows ...

Olive Pink

Malunnah

Photograph of Malunnah at Orford, Tasmania. Built by writer & artist Louisa Anne Meredith and her husband Charles. The Merediths lived at the house from 1868 until 1888. This photograph was taken by Miss F.M. Kennedy of Swansea

George Musgrave Parker

Marriage

Marriage certificate of George Washington Walker and Sarah Benson Mather, married at Friends Meeting House, Hobart. Dated 15th December 1840. Witnessed and signed by many of the respectable inhabitants of the colony

George Washington Walker

Mathiola

Water colour on dark card sketched by Olive Pink, (place and date unknown) Northern Territory. Identified by Olive Pink as Mathiola?

Olive Pink

Memorandum

Memorandum regarding the location and the construction of the Temperance Hall at the end of Murry and Davey Street, Hobart dated 1854 and signed George Washington Walker

George Washington Walker

Midwood Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M7
  • Collection
  • c1903

Collection of framed caricatures drawn by Thomas Claude Wade Midwood depicting colleagues, members of Midwoods household and local Hobart characters. Most identified.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Milton

Photograph thought to have been taken in the 1930's by G.M.P. of the rebuilt Milton Farm house. In 1826, young John Allen applied for and received a grant of land on Tasmania's east coast: four hundred acres on the west bank of Cygnet R...

George Musgrave Parker

Minutes of meeting

Minutes of an overflow meeting held in promotion of National Temperance in the Infant School Room, Murray street on the evening of Thursday 6th July 1854. Address delivered by David Blair on the important subject of "National Temperance"...

George Washington Walker

Miss Effie Milne

Framed caricature of Miss Effie Milne lady help and companion in the Midwood family.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Miss Sarah Bignell

Framed caricature of Miss Sarah Bignell. School teacher at a school (Hobart Ladies College - in Anglesea Barracks) near Anglesea Barracks. On the school wall was a text framed "Follow after Truth".

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Mourning card Isabella Mather

Mourning card constructed from heavy card-stock, and made up of an intricate formal design that is cut and embossed. Black margin surrounding card and envelope. Also black bordered printed insert “Lines on the death of Isabella, the beloved wife ...

Mr. Baker

Framed caricature of Mr. Baker, Chief Clerk, government department.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Mr. Barnett

Framed caricature of Mr. Barnett, Civil Servant and cribbage expert.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Mr. H. Steinbach

Framed caricature of Mr. H. Steinbach. A popular vocalist of early Hobart. He often appeared at the Hobart Town Hall; his favouritesong was "Alice Where Art Thou "

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Mr. James

Framed caricature of Mr. James, retired wharfie.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Mr. Timothy Julian Haywood

Framed caricature of Mr. Timothy Julian Haywood, pianist and choirmaster at Hobart. A noted accompanist at Hobart concerts.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

My camp

Black and white photograph of Olive Pinks camp at Thompsons Rock Hole

Olive Pink

My flat in Hobart

Black and white photograph of Olive Pinks lower room flat in Hobart. Once Dot Millers home, a girl with whom Olive went to school. Noting field of daisies around the fountain

Olive Pink

Myriocephalus stuartii

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek, South Australia, 25/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Billy Buttons, Myriocephalus stuartii

Olive Pink

Native Lemon

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, at Anzac Hill (date unknown) "native lemon, Aranda country"

Olive Pink

Native cotton

Pencil, some coloured on paper sketched by Olive Pink, 58 miles from Darwin, Northern Territory 26/10/30. Identified by Olive Pink as native cotton - " lemon hybiscus like flowers- naturalised cotton - thought not indigenous?"

Olive Pink

New Waverly Gold Mining Comapny

1 scrip certificate issued by the New Waverly Gold Mining Co. Lefroy, County of Dorset, Tasmania. Registered office 86 Collins Street Hobart. Fifty shares numbered 101-150 . Number of issue 889. Printed by the Mercury Office, Hobart.

Nicholas J. Brown

Framed caricature of Nicholas J. Brown Speaker, House of Assembly. 1903

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Nicotiana suaveolens

Pencil on paper, sketched by Olive Pink at Rodinga, Northern Territory, 15/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Nicotiana suaveolens "nicotine plant opens at night dainty scent"

Olive Pink

Nicotiana suaveolens

Coloured pencil on dark card sketched by Olive Pink, (place and date unknown) Northern Territory. Identified by Olive Pink as Nicotiana suaveolens

Olive Pink

North Tasman Gold Mining Company

One scrip certificate issued by the North Tasman Gold Mining Company Registered, North Mount Cameron, Tasmania. Registered under "The mining Companies Limited Liability Act", 1869. The certificate certified that Edward le Rossignold is ...

Note: 10 June 1838

Handwritten promissory note signed by William Wood, Hawksridge, dated 2 June 1840 for the sum of one hundred pounds, due September 6. Stamped in black ink The Commercial Bank Launceston No. 16613

John Leake

Note: 10 June 1838

Handwritten promissory note signed by William Wood, Hawksridge, dated 2 June 1840 for the sum of one hundred pounds, due September 5. Stamped in black ink The Commercial Bank Launceston No. 16137

John Leake

Note: 2 June 1840

Handwritten promissory note signed by William Wood, Hawksridge, dated 2 June 1840 for the sum of one hundred pounds, due September 5. Stamped in black ink The Commercial Bank Launceston No. 16138

John Leake

Nulyubi vine

Water colour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Thompsons Rock Hole, 16/12/42. Described by Olive Pink as " aboriginal name Nulyubi (vine) don't know whites name - a very strong vine - the aboriginies use in place of string - tw...

Olive Pink

Olive Pink Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC P6
  • Collection
  • 1931 -1973

Sketches, mainly in pencil and crayon, made by Olive Muriel Pink of flowers found in the north of South Australia, Central and North Australia. The majority were made between June and December 1930, at various places along the railway between Por...

Olive Pink

On the love of our country

Manuscript of sermon preached by Rev. Knopwood entitles "On the love of our country"Preached before the Honble Allen Hyde Gardner Cap HM ship Resolution of [illegible] – June 1801, Camp Sullivan Cove Van Diemen’s Land May 13 - 1804137 Ps...

Robert Knopwood

Oxylobium

Pencil and watercolour on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Macdonnel Range, Northern Territory, 28/11/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Oxylobium

Olive Pink

Packed coach of four

Post card of horse drawn carriage with passengers. On the back Huon Road Tasmania - a packed coach of four - in mothers things at death, Olive Pink

Parachylia

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek , South Australia. (no date) notes on page "five long ones underneath five short on top then smaller leaves on to of these - rough sketch from nature (as far as arrangement went) five lo...

Olive Pink

Petalostylis labicheoides

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Near Granites, Northern Territory, no date. Identified by Olive Pink as Petalostylis labicheoides "Mulga Plain Country"

Olive Pink

Petition

Copy of an uncompleted petition from the inhabitants of Hobart Town and its vicinity to the Honourable the Legislative Council of Van Diemen's Land. Petitioners therefore pray that the 38th Section of the Licensing Act, commonly known as the ...

George Washington Walker

Petition to the Legislative Council

Undated petition to the Legislative Council regarding the act to regulate the sale of liquors being the 38th Section of the Licensing Act, the Sunday Clause not be repealed

George Washington Walker

Photograph of Wallaby and Des

Black and white photo probably taken by Olive Pink –annotated on back as: “Wallaby” and “Des”, July 1941 –on termite mound –‘When we three went on an exploring expedition on foot’.

Olive Pink

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