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Letter: 2 October 1842

Letter written by William Wood to Leake from Hawkridge dated (?) 2 October 1842 regarding morgage interest repayment on the 20th of month and request for loan of £300

John Leake

Unidentified

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink 10/12/57 (location unknown)

Olive Pink

Cassia eremophila

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink 30/9/57 (location unknown). Identified by Olive Pink as Cassia eremophila - "very hurried - looks like big storm"

Olive Pink

Letter: 13 October 1842

Letter written by William Wood to Leake from Hawkridge dated 13 October 1842 regarding the request for loan of £300, interest payment due in 10 days and can offer collateral of 600 ewes and their accompanying lambs

John Leake

J. Brain

Framed caricature of J. Brain, a well-known citizen, a big order.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Lightwood

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

Olive Pink

Letter: undated (October 1842)

Undated letter written by William Wood to Leake regarding his financial situation, harvest unsold, if creditors insist will sell up everything - town allotment, horses, carriage, furniture anything except the sheep

John Leake

Unidentified

Water colour on card sketched by Olive Pink 1958 (location unknown)

Olive Pink

Letter: 27 October 1842

Letter written by William Wood to Leake dated 27 October 1842 regarding Leakes refusal of loan and not needing any help by the end of next year. Latin inscription at the bottom of the letter from part of the Poem Tristia by the ancient poet Pub...

John Leake

Unidentified

Watercolour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink 1958 (location unknown)

Olive Pink

Letter: 14 November 1842

Letter written by William Wood to Leake dated 14 November 1842 regarding sale of Hawkridge

John Leake

Capparis seedpod

Water colour and pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink 16/8/58 (location unknown). Identified by Olive Pink as rough sketch of Capparis seedpod (back) "suede texture!"

Olive Pink

Letter: 20 November 1842

Letter written by William Wood to Leake dated 20 November 1842 regarding his desire to sell Windfall and the sheep part of Hawkridge

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

Unidentified

Water colour on card sketched by Olive Pink, (location unknown), 1958

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Water colour and pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink in Alice Springs, 1958

Olive Pink

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

Prostantera striataflora

Water colour on card sketched by Olive Pink, Alice Springs, 1958. Arid regions (of Australia) Native Flora Reserve, Alice Springs. Identified by Olive Pink as botanical name Prostantera striataflora one "popular" name was the silly one o...

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Water colour on card sketched by Olive Pink, Alice Springs, 1958

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink, "at Wurley", Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 25/7/42. Not identified by Olive Pink. Drawn on the back of a 1913 sketch

Olive Pink

Goodina or Velleya

Watercolour on paper painted by Olive Pink at Rodinga, Northern Territory 13/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Goodina or Velleya?

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Gilla, Queensland, August 1934. Not identified by Olive Pink (Dimensions

Olive Pink

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

Calendar design

Indian ink with some colour sketch on tracing paper made by Olive Pink between 1940 and 1941. From a collection of sketches made in New South Wales, Tasmania and a few in Queensland.

Olive Pink

Unidentified document

Undated and unsigned document regarding excessive drinking in taverns, ale houses and gin palaces. May be a draft for a magazine.

George Washington Walker

Wedding cards in envelope

Two wedding cards with decorative scalloped edges attached together with metallic beaded clip, one smaller, inscribed Mrs D.F. Jobson and D.F. Jobson in a silver embossed envelope with decorative seal addressed Mr & Mrs G.W. Walker

Crolataria cunninghammi - seed pods

Coloured pencil on dark card sketched by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek, South Australia 25/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Seed pods of Crolataria cunninghammi. Attached - on white paper watercolour of leaves and bud 10 x 7.5 cm

Olive Pink

Thought not indigenous

Water colour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, 20 miles from Darwin, Northern Territory, October 1930. Identified by Olive Pink as - thought not indigenous?

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

Photograph of Home Hut

Black and white photograph of two gum trees planted by mistake in one drum. Called them Naomi & Ruth. Two fig trees in the background.

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

Eremophilia oldfieldii

Watercolour and pencil on paper, painted by Olive Pink at the Finke, Northern Territory 4/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Eremophilia oldfieldii

Olive Pink

Stenopetalum

Coloured pencil on dark card, sketched by Olive Pink at (Ry)Dam Callanna, South Australia 20-21/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Stenopetalum

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Colured pencil on card sketched by Olive pink at Horseshoe Bend, Central Australia 9/9/30

Olive Pink

Cleome viscosa

Pencil, some coloured, on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Tortungah Quadtcha, Northern Territory 1/12/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Cleome viscosa "whole plant, even back of petals of flower and pod sticky - has pungent smell when broken - st...

Olive Pink

Trichinium obovatum

Coloured pencil on light card, sketched by Olive Pink, (place and date unknown) Northern Territory. Identified by Olive Pink as Trichinium obovatum "sage"

Olive Pink

Annual Report

Report on the 1859 annual examinations, with copies of examination papers, and list of council and masters. Drawing of building at front. Printed pamphlet J. Davies 'Mercury' office.

High School of Hobart Town

Death of George III

Manuscript of sermon preached by Rev. Knopwood entitled "A sermon on the occasion of the death of his late majesty George the Third of blessed memory, preached at Hobart Town V.D. Land on Sunday the 17th September 1820"

Robert Knopwood

Letter: 20 May 1836

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  • 1836-1869
  • Part of Leake Papers

Letter written by William Wood from Hawkridge, dated 20 May 1836 wishing an offer on the sale of his estate in March providing he is offered three pound per acre and the auctioning of the stock. Includes a sketch of the property

John Leake

Unidentified

Water colour and pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink in Alice Springs, 1958

Olive Pink

Pussy Tails

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink, (location unknown), 1960. Described by Olive Pink as " popular name Pussy Tails" (ugly?)

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

Copper etching plate of Olive Pink's bookplate

Includes -Annotated envelope containing original printing plate of Olive Pink bookplate by Adrian Feint and letter from Feint to Olive Pink by the Society of Artists.1. Copper etching plate of bookplate , “Simplicity, Beauty, Honesty, Trust –Oliv...

Olive Pink

The Edge of the Field by Hookey, M

Booklet : Hookey, M, The Edge of the Field with decorations by L. Dechaineux, Australia, Bookfellow, 1913.Inscribed “To Olive with loving greetings and wishes for the New Year 1914 from the old friend Hannah G Giblin. ‘OM Pink 1914’ written on fro...

Olive Pink

City Prospecting Association

Scrip certificate for ten one pound shares for the sum of seventeen shillings each, issued to Edward Le Rossignol of New Town by The City Prospecting Association. Registered under "The Mining Companies' Act" 1884. Issue number 149. ...

Scaevola aemula

Coloured pencil on dark card, sketched by Olive Pink at Callanna, South Australia 20-21/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Scaevola aemula

Olive Pink

Isotoma petraea

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory 26/11/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Isotoma petraea

Olive Pink

Mathiola

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

Olive Pink

Desert Rose

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Thompsons Rock Hole, 27/8/42. Described by Olive Pink as " I call this hybiscus but I think the whites here call it the Desert Rose ( a silly name !). Fully open blossom - the effect is very pa...

Olive Pink

Photograph of my native guide

Black and white photograph taken by Olive Muriel Pink of her aboriginal guide, near Alice Springs, Central Australia, 1934, with inscription on the back by Olive Pink, 'My native (guide, factotum and friend!) a full-blooded Arunda on our way ...

Olive Pink

A "condemned" sermon

Manuscript of sermon preached by Rev. Knopwood entitled “ A Condemned Sermon, Repentance and Conversion” 27th April 1821

Robert Knopwood

Letter: 10 September 1836

Letter written by William Wood dated 10 September 1836 regarding 41 bushels of wheat, newspapers and Mrs Woods kind regards

John Leake

Calendar design

Indian ink with some colour sketch on tracing paper made by Olive Pink between 1940 and 1941. From a collection of sketches made in New South Wales, Tasmania and a few in Queensland.

Olive Pink

Calandrinia

Coloured pencil and watercolour on card by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek, South Australia 25/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Calandrinia

Olive Pink

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

Unidentified

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Gilla, Queensland, August 1934. Not identified by Olive Pink

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

Unidentified

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink (date and location unknown)

Olive Pink

Road to Springs from my flat

Black and white photograph of view of the road to the Springs at Mt Wellington from Olive Pinks flat in Ferntree, Hobart Tasmania

Olive Pink

Fusanus acuminatum

Water colour on card painted by Olive Pink at Beltana, South Australia, 19/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Fusanus acuminatum - Quandong (Santulum acuminatum)

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink at the Finke, Northern Territory 4/9/30

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Pencil on paper, sketched by Olive Pink at Horseshoe Bend, Central Australia 12/7/30. "Very pale yellow blossom (wattle) - blue green leaves"

Olive Pink

Government Clerk

Framed caricature of a very highly respected Government Clerk at Hobart.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Telegraph Message from C. Baker

Telegraph Message from C. Baker to Olive Pink dated 19.7.1930Message to Olive Pink regarding her painting trip along the railway line between Adelaide and Alice Springs in 1930

Olive Pink

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