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Images of Tasmania as collected by Colin Dennison : University of Tasmania Library Special & Rare Collections Image With digital objects
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Brother saved Brother

Continuation of article from the Mercury newspaper describing how Alan White (seven years of age) saved his younger brother from drowning in the Derwent River at Claremont, June 1933.

Building Tasman Bridge 1962

Colour photograph shows construction of Tasman Bridge, with scaffolding, cranes and workers atop frame, photographed from the water, bridge built across the Derwent River, taken 1963.

Hal Wyatt

Building Tasman Bridge early 1960s

Colour photograph shows construction of the Tasman Bridge, in early 1960s, as viewed from the eastern shore of the Derwent River; the floating Hobart Bridge is visible in foreground; Mount Wellington in distance, with dry grasslands in the foothills of the mountains, visible on western shore of river.

Hal Wyatt

Buildings at Tarraleah

Colour photograph shows red Holden Kingswood parked outside buildings at Tarraleah in March 1983, including the TAB office, fuel station and former school, with garden bed of blooming roses and annuals

Buildings on Salamanca Place

Black-and-white photograph shows stone buildings along Salamanca Place, timber stacked on New Wharf and masts of ships docked at the wharf; signs on buildings for “A.E. Lord Wool Merchant” and “W.D. Peacock and Co.”, historic home Lenna and eastern conservatory visible on hilltop behind towards Battery Point; maritime signal station with the Time Ball that was dropped automatically at 1pm, after a relayed telegraph signal from the Melbourne Observatory.

Bullock team in Dunn Street, Hobart, 1952

Colour photograph depicts team of eight red oxen, most likely Red Devon or Shorthorn cattle, pulling a wagon on concrete roadway, in Dunn Street, Hobart, 1952, towards the city away from waterfront, wagon laden with hessian bags, children riding on wagon alongside several hatted men; passing in front of newly extended weatherboard building with newly installed windows; exterior of 1902 sandstone Customs House visible in background. Photograph is taken looking towards current site of Tasmanian Museum Art Gallery courtyard entrance, in area now known as Dunn Place.

Hal Wyatt

Burnie wharves 1962

Colour photograph taken from Upper Burnie, looking north to Burnie waterfront on Emu Bay, with reclamation works at Port of Burnie; a ship berthed

Hal Wyatt

Bushwalker near Mount Lord

Colour photograph shows man in red and black check bush shirt standing in bush on Mount Lord, looking west. Man is standing amid tall specimens of Pandani, Richea pandanifolia

Cadbury display and cash register

Cash register surrounded by display of Cadbury products, including half pound packets of Bournville cocoa for two shillings. Competition advertising a chance to win a Morris Minor plus 100 pound

Colin Dennison (Curator)

Cadbury factory

Colour photograph of Cadbury chocolate factory at Claremont, obscured by pine trees at Claremont Golf Club.

Hal Wyatt

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