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Photograph Album

Photograph album of the Hodgkin's visit to Australia during 1909. Includes photos of Christ Church Annual Meeting, Adelaide General Meeting, other meeting groups, Evelyn Camp, Gosforth Camp, Healsville Camp, members of families of Woodham, Erskine, Benson, Howie, Greaves, Allen, Sayce, Robson, Dixon, Mather, Mackie, Isaac Sharp. Also views of New Zealand, Maori carvings, Dandenongs Victoria, Sydney and Point McLeay Mission. Also a loose photo of Mary Augusta Walker aged 93 wearing her mother’s Quaker dress, and the first General Meeting in Hobart 1903

Thomas Hodgkin

Walker Photographs

Photograph collection consists of Walker family photographs and photographs of local Tasmanian scenes. Some unidentified portraits by unknown photographers. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, carte de visite, cabinet portraits, stereoscopic views, Hobart streetscapes and Tasmanian scenes

James Backhouse Walker

St. John's burial ground

Photograph of St. John's burial ground, church in distance (with steeple) Richmond, Tasmania

James Backhouse Walker

House with pillared verandah

Photograph of unidentified house with pillared verandah and shrubbery, paling fence, other houses beyond (? Hobart). A man, woman and child faintly visible on verandah.

James Backhouse Walker

Huon Road

Photograph of Huon Road, Hobart showing wide, graded dirt road, fence, and gum tree. Glossy print, amateurishly mounted.

James Backhouse Walker

Near Fort Macquarie

Photograph taken "Near Fort Macquarie" Sydney from water, looking at landing steps, and showing row boat, horse and cart, dog, cliffs, steps & distant ships' masts.

James Backhouse Walker

Miscellaneous views

Miscellaneous photographic landscape views of Hobart and the West Coast taken in the late 19th century

James Backhouse Walker

Waratah

Photograph of the town of Waratah, Tasmania (visited by J B Walker 1887) c1878-88

James Backhouse Walker

Mount Bischoff

Photograph of the Mount Bischoff in the early days, undated but thought to be c1885-1890

James Backhouse Walker

Group of ten men

Photograph of a group of ten men, seated and standing, business suits and waistcoats, beards or
moustaches. Undated but may be c?1895-1910

James Backhouse Walker

Sir James Willson Agnew

Printed copy of photograph of Sir James Willson Agnew (1815-1901) dated 1899. Seated, wearing medal and dress of KCMG .

James Backhouse Walker

Roland Rodda Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX12
  • Collection
  • 1945-1946

Collection consists of diaries, letters, maps, photographs and slides compiled during a tour of duty as a medical officer at RNZAF Station Torokina, Bougainville from June- November 1945.

Roland Arnold Rodda

Man seated

Unidentified daguerreotype in a plain leather and velvet case of a man, seated, young to middle age, with side whiskers. Head lightly coloured, shirt front painted white, plain background, 1 pillar

James Backhouse Walker

Man seated

Ambrotype in case of a man seated, youngish, straight, short hair, moustache and beard, leaning on elbow on side table with books and lace cloth, plain background, slightly tinted.

James Backhouse Walker

Woman and man seated

Ambrotypes in case of two unidentified portraits. Woman in left side of case and on right side man, seated, thin face, side -burns, white shirt. Background of drapery and mountain view. Head lightly tinted, shirt front painted white. two portraits in oval frames in one case.

James Backhouse Walker

Little girls seated

Ambrotypes in cases of little girls. Both seated, wearing black and white Pierrette type white dresses. One child has ringlets. Cases: tooled imitation leather, lined red velvet, frames oval top.

James Backhouse Walker

Cabinet Portraits

Collection of cabinet portraits some subjects named. Verso with photographers details

James Backhouse Walker

Queech Cliffs

M. Allport, "from Queechy Tasmania" (cliffs), 1862. S Clifford, Hobart Town.

James Backhouse Walker

Bothwell township

Photograph of a distant view of Bothwell, Tasmania. Stamped on back "Wilkinson Chemist, Hobart Town), and ms. "Bothwell Township, Tasmania, J B W".

James Backhouse Walker

Burnside

Photograph of "Burnside", rural scene, house in distance.

James Backhouse Walker

Launceston, Cataract Gorge

Photograph of Launceston, Cataract Gorge, with railed walkway, glossy print numbered 49 and stamped D'Emden

James Backhouse Walker

Botanic Gardens

Photograph of Botanic Gardens, Hobart, showing wide footpath leading to water, trees and hedge. Glossy print, amateurishly mounted.

James Backhouse Walker

Pillinger Drive

Photograph of Pillinger Drive, Hobart. Glossy print, amateurishly mounted.

James Backhouse Walker

Hobart from the river

Photograph of Hobart harbor and mountain (snow topped) from river, showing sailing ships, steam ferries. Glossy print, on "cabinet" mount, T. Crawford, Hobart.

James Backhouse Walker

Stone house

Photograph of stone house, two storied, pillared front entrance with double steps, apron clad servants standing on steps.

James Backhouse Walker

Mary Augusta Walker

Three quarter length study of Mary Augusta Walker by Foster & Martin, Melbourne

James Backhouse Walker

Charles Sowden

Photograph of Charles Sowden, , B.A., age 28, teacher at Friends' School, Hobart, depicted ringing school bell.

Woman seated

Unidentified daguerreotype in a plain leather and velvet case of a woman, seated, wearing bonnet with white ribbons and flowers, holding parasol, background of classical pillars, head lightly coloured.

James Backhouse Walker

Carte de visite

Collection of carte-de-visite some subjects named. Verso with photographers details

James Backhouse Walker

Stereoscopic views

Stereoscopic views (i.e. pairs of photographs, 2 & half ins. X 3 ins. Taken with twin lenses about 6 ins. apart and mounted to be viewed through a "stereoscope" to give a three dimensional effect). Most were made for general sale by S Clifford, Hobart Town (some also have the stamp of T Williamson, Chemist, or d'Emden, who presumably sold them). One is endorsed ms "M Allport 1862" (Queechy), a well-known amateur photographer, and a few are on plain, unprofessional mounts, one of these being initialed in pencil "J M W".

James Backhouse Walker

Union Chapel exterior

Photograph of the exterior of the Union Chapel, Bathurst Street, Hobart . Now "The Playhouse"

James Backhouse Walker

New Waterworks

Photograph of the new Waterworks, Hobart showing water channel through bush.

James Backhouse Walker

Port Esperance

Photograph taken at Port Esperance, southern Tasmania (faded).

James Backhouse Walker

Cataract Gorge, Launceston

Photograph of Launceston, Cataract Gorge, with railed walkway, glossy print numbered 35 and stamped D'Emden

James Backhouse Walker

Sarah Island

Photograph of Sarah Island, convict settlement. Photographed "from a watercolour in the possession of James B Walker, made by a prisoner at the settlement and given to George Washington Walker on his visit
there in the year 1832" (endorsed ms by? J B Walker)

James Backhouse Walker

Ada Walker

Photograph of Ada Walker (nee Giblin, Mrs Ridley Walker) undated. Head and shoulders, elderly lady, spectacles, black gown.

James Backhouse Walker

Note of names

Note of names on a photo of Royal Tennis Club 1896 but photo not found.

James Backhouse Walker

Photographs

  1. Helen Power when young
  2. Photograph of painting
  3. "Mount Joy", Campbell Town, former home of Helen Power
  4. Helen Power at home in Hobart, no date [1950-56?]
  5. Helen Power's home in Hobart (photo Ben Sheppard)

Marguerite Helen Power

Photographs

Photographs and slides taken Bougainville, Papua New Guinea,1945 by various photographers

Roland Arnold Rodda

Ambrotypes

Unidentified ambrotypes, identity of subjects and photographer unknown

James Backhouse Walker

Woman seated

Ambrotype in case of a woman, seated, youngish, hair straight, drawn back off face, lace collar, gold chain, background drapery and vase of roses. Head, chain and background lightly coloured. in a case of tooled imitation leather, lined with red velvet.

James Backhouse Walker

Union Chapel interior

Photograph of the Union Chapel, Bathurst Street, Hobart. View of the interior (looking down over the pews towards dais and railed chancel, hanging lamp and windows (which are overexposed and faint). Now "The Playhouse"

James Backhouse Walker

New Waterworks

Photograph of the new Waterworks, Hobart showing water channel through bush.

James Backhouse Walker

On the Huon Road

Photograph taken "On the Huon Road, Hobarton". Man standing by rough fence looking at bush (faded).

James Backhouse Walker

People's Park, Strahan

Photograph of People's Park Strahan, initialed "J M W". Glossy print, amateurishly mounted

James Backhouse Walker

Huon Road

Photograph of Huon Road, Hobart showing wide, graded dirt road, fence, and gum tree. Glossy print, amateurishly mounted.

James Backhouse Walker

Ferns and waterfall

Photograph of ferns and small waterfall, Hobart. Glossy print, amateurishly mounted.

James Backhouse Walker

View from West Hobart

Mounted photograph of a view of Hobart from West Hobart, showing the tower of old St. David's Cathedral

James Backhouse Walker

Port Davey

Photograph taken of Port Davey, South West Tasmania landing from a boat, dated 28th August 1898

James Backhouse Walker

Gormanston

Photograph thought to be the town of Gormanston c1885-90

James Backhouse Walker

Young man and women

Collection of 3 photographs. A young man, wearing high collar and lilies of the valley in buttonhole; young lady with long hair, sailor type hat with flower and feather, white collar; young lady with hair combed back from face, white front on dark dress with bunched shoulders, tucked sleeves and bodice.

James Backhouse Walker

Joan and Ursula Walker

Photograph of Joan and Ursula Walker, daughters of John Ridley Walker (1847-1915) and Adah Caroline Giblin. Ursula seated at garden table, Joan standing behind, with cat.

James Backhouse Walker

Margaret J. Benson and Annette M. Benson

Photograph of Margaret J. Benson and Annette M. Benson, dated October 1910. Shows two middle aged ladies seated in a garden, wearing long silk? signed: "Margaret J Benson, Annette M Benson MD when
home from India October 1910, with love and best wishes from Mary & Maggie"
(Margaret J Benson D.Sc., was Professor of Botany, London University 1912-1922).

James Backhouse Walker

Mary Augusta Walker

Three quarter length study of Mary Augusta Walker by Foster & Martin, Melbourne

James Backhouse Walker