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Johnstone & Wilmot Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC J2
  • Collection
  • 1841-1939

The papers of William Johnstone consists a copy of his diary of the voyage to Launceston on board the "Arab" November 1841 - March 1842 and of material in relation to the business of Johnstone & Wilmot, general merchant, importer of wines, spirits & cigars established in Launceston in 1842

William Johnstone

The Examiner - 19th December 1900

One newspaper, The Examiner, Christmas Supplement, published Wednesday 19th December 1900, includes historical articles and illustration on Port Arthur, Launceston and others.

The Examiner Newspaper

Day book : Johnstone & Wilmot

Old day book for the firm Johnstone & Wilmot dated 1920 to 1924 into which invoices for supplies have been pasted. Supplies include: wines and spirits, whisky, lime juice, sarsaparilla, cigars, tinned herrings, tinned salmon, chocolates, jelly crystals, tomato sauce, pearl barley, etc. imported from U.K., France, Germany, etc.

Stuart Eardley Wilmot

Launceston : postcards

Seven small captioned black & white images in proprietary envelope showing views of Launceston.
From envelope - Valentine's Snapshots. Eight real photographs. Launceston, Tas, No. 1. Published by The Valentine Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd. Melbourne and Sydney.

Valentine Publishing

Launceston : postcards

Seven small captioned and numbered hand coloured images in proprietary envelope showing views of Launceston.
From envelope - Valentine's Snapshots. Eight real photographs. Hand coloured. Launceston, Tasmania, No. 2. Published by the Valentine Publishing Co., Melbourne and Sydney.

Valentine Publishing

Launceston : postcard

Eighteen captioned fold out black and white images in proprietary post-able envelope. Showing views of Launceston.
From envelope : 18 Selected Views, Launceston, Tasmania Launceston. Produced by Murray View, Gympie, Q

Murray Views

Reminiscences of William J. Johnstone

Copy of William J. Johnstone's reminiscences of the history of William Johnstone's business in Launceston from 1842 and the partnership with Stuart Eardley Wilmot, who had married Rosa c. Johnstone, founding the firm of Johnstone & Wilmot.

William Johnstone

A & P Roller at Franklin House

Colour photograph of Aveling & Porter Limited steam roller, parked on lawn at Franklin House, Franklin Village, Hobart Road, south of Youngtown.

Hal Wyatt

A & P Roller working in Launceston

Colour photograph of Aveling & Porter Limited steam roller, working on levelling flat area of gravel and sand opposite City Park, Launceston, off Cimitiere Street. Three motor vehicles visible in background.

Hal Wyatt

Machinery at Launceston Show

Colour photograph shows men sitting on hay bales amid farm machinery display at Launceston Show, near Webster Woolgrowers sign and W logo.

Hal Wyatt

Belt-driven baling with steam engine

Colour photograph shows how a belt is connected to drive wheel of a steam engine and a baler, at a demonstration held near central arena at Elphin Showground, Launceston, also set up for sheepdog trials

Hal Wyatt

Launceston City Council : Reports Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC L5
  • Collection
  • 1973-1974

Collection consists of the Launceston City Council annual departmental reports, 1973-74, and, the Mayor's Valedictory address, 1973-1974 given by Alderman David Vincent Gunn

Launceston City Council

Launceston, Cataract Gorge

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

James Backhouse Walker

Horse and carriage at Launceston Show 1972

Colour photograph of dark bay or black horse in harness, with a black carriage at Launceston Show, 1972. Groom or driver also dressed in black. Other carriages in background.

Hal Wyatt

Cataract Gorge, Launceston

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

James Backhouse Walker

Carriage horses at Launceston Show 1972

Colour photograph shows grey horse pulling a carriage with two occupants; another horse in harness standing nearby. Harness racing track at Elphin Showground in background.

Hal Wyatt

Birchall's Bookshop, Launceston : Accounts

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC B14
  • Collection
  • 1893-1955

Birchall's Bookshop, Launceston, rough accounts or day book for items received for sale from printers, newspapers, clubs and some private writers, photographers etc. Enclosed: advice notes and bill.

Birchall's Bookshop, Launceston