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Private Deposit Collection : University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Collections With digital objects
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Photograph of gentleman

Photograph of elderly bearded gentleman, wearing coat and waistcoat with watch chain, sitting in chair. This is a photographic copy of a photograph which had written at the bottom on a piece of white paper, attached: 'Yours sincerely James J....

John Terry

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

Photograph of the Finke River

Black and white photograph by Olive Pink of the Finke River in Central Australia, 1934, with inscription on the back by Olive Pink, 'The Finke River ("bed" - it was sand not water - when I saw it!) Mt ? in distance. (At Horseshoe Be...

Olive Pink

Pimelea microcephala

Watercolour and pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink at Rodinga, Northern Territory 19/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Pimelea microcephala

Olive Pink

Plan for the advocacy of the Total Abstinence Society cause

List of gentleman and proposed dates for the plan for the advocacy of the Total Abstinence Society cause in connection with the V.D. Land T.A Society at the Prisoners Barracks, Hobart Town up to December 1851 on the second Friday evening in the ...

George Washington Walker

Portulaca oleracea

Pencil drawing sketched by Olive Pink at Beltana, South Australia 18/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Portulaca oleracea

Olive Pink

Postcard of HMAS Sydney

Black and white postcard of the air craft carrier the HMS Terrible at the HM dockyard, Devonport , England , being recommissioned as the HMAS Sydney, Australia's first aircraft carrier. She was handed over to Australia during a ceremony at D...

Postcard of Koalas

Black and white postcard inscribed Koalas, Greetings from Australia. On verso Mowbray Series, Scenic and Historic Views

Postcard of Laurel

Black and white postcard of Laurel - Anopterus glandulosus. With initials E.M.A. Written to My Dear Violet and dated 28/3/19

Postcard of Port Arthur

Black and white postcard of Port Arthur, southern Tasmania showing the church, the penitentiary and other buildings. Marked 26

Postcard of Russell Falls

Black and white postcard of the Russell Falls, a tiered–cascade waterfall on the Russell Falls Creek, located in the Central Highlands region of Tasmania

Postcard of the pontoon bridge, Hobart

Black and white postcard of the River Derwent and the pontoon bridge with a view to the Montague Bay from the Queens Domain. Inscribed H.J.H No. 143. ( H. J. Hellessey ) Real photo card

Printed stationery

Two sheets of printed stationery –Home Hut (off) Native Flora Reserve Alice Springs Northern Territory

Olive Pink

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

Prostanthera

Identified as Prostanthera striatiflora . Watercolor on card sketched by Olive Pink near power station at Alice Springs on 7 June 1958 'has aromatic scent (leaves?) (very honeyed flower)

Olive Pink

Psoralea

Watercolour on card with pencil, painted by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek, South Australia 1930. Identified by Olive Pink as Psoralea

Olive Pink

Psoralea patens

Watercolour on paper painted by Olive Pink at Edwards Creek, South Australia, 5/8/30. Notes on paper - "plants grow to about 4ft high". note on flower details "twice actual size or more" Identified by Olive Pink as Psoralea pat...

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

Receipt

Receipted account for 1 guinea paid to W.J. Ring for tuition of Master Ralph. Dated 1830

John Terry

Reminiscences of Sarah Benson Walker

Sarah Benson Walker's reminiscences of her life in Hobart Town as recorded by her son James Backhouse Walker. It includes narrative of the voyage out, and descriptions of Hobart in the very early period, information about Hobart personalities...

James Backhouse Walker

Remittance man

Framed caricature of an Englishman living at Hobart on his regular remittance from "Home" which he at once spent on alcohol etc.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Risby Brothers Collection

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC R2
  • Collection
  • 1823-1910

Collection consists of personal diaries and photographs relating to Risby Brothers, sawmillers and timber merchants

Thomas Risby

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

Robert & Ann Mather Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M10
  • Collection
  • 1821-1835

Papers relating to the voyage out and settlement of Robert Mather and his wife, Ann (Benson). Many of the papers (Ml0/16-20) consist of extracts from letters from Ann Mather to her brother, Rev. Samuel Benson, and sisters Isabella Whytall and Sara...

Robert Mather

Royal Mint Gold Mining Company

Scrip certificate for twenty five one pound shares for the sum of thirteen shillings each issues to Edward le Rossignol of New Town by The Royal Mint Gold Mining Company, Reg. North Mount Cameron, Tasmania. Registered under "The Mining Compan...

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

Scaevola depauperata

Watercolour on card. Painted by Olive Pink at Rodinga, Northern Territory, 17/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Scaevola depauperata

Olive Pink

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