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Private Deposit Collection : University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Collections With digital objects
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Acacia salicina

Coloured pencil drawing sketched by Olive Pink, Beltana, South Australia 17/7/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Acacia salicina

Olive Pink

Brunonia australis

Watercolour and pencil on light green card sketched by Olive Pink at Rodinga, Northern Territory 13/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Brunonia australis (Goodeniaceae)

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink, Stanthorpe, Queensland, September, 1925. Not identified by Olive Pink

Olive Pink

Capparis

Water colour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Alice Springs, 17/1/41. Identified by Olive Pink as Capparis

Olive Pink

Photograph of Quart-Pot and Mangy, and aboriginal guide Jim

Black and white photograph of Olive Muriel Pink standing next to two camels, 'Quart-Pot'and 'Mangy', with her aboriginal guide Jim at a Central Australian waterhole, 1934, with inscription on the back by Olive Pink, 'To dear Mrs Walker - with love from Olive, Jim, (guide), "Quart-Pot, Olive and "Mangy"!!! (in order, from R to L!!) at a C. Aus. water-hole.' Photographs sent with a letter to her friend Joan Walker in Hobart, Tasmania.

Olive Pink

My camp

Black and white photograph of Olive Pinks camp at Thompsons Rock Hole

Olive Pink

Degree of Associate of Arts

Diploma of degree of Associate of Arts awarded to Henry Lewis Garrett of Hobart Town, who passed in English, Latin(with credit and prize) Greek, French (with credit) and pure mathematics and was placed in the second class Signed by H. Officer, president of the Tasmanian Council of Education. Diploma has decorative border of oak leaves and acorns designed by Henry Hunter and engraved by Alfred Bock.

Henry Lewis Garrett

Pin holder

Cloth and cardboard pin holder in envelope with note "Made by Sarah Benson Walker"

Extracts of officers' logs: part 1

Extracts of the officers' logs of the French naval vessel Mascarin's voyage of exploration led by Captain Nicholas Marion Du Fresne -Tasmanian part of voyage, March 1772.
'Journal du voyage fait sur le vaisseau du Roy Le Mascarin, commande par Mr. Marion, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de st.
Louis, Capitaine de Brulot, accompagne de la Flutte Le Margqis de Castries, pour faire le voyage de l'Isle Taity ou de Cythere, en faissant la decouverte des terrae Australae passant a la Nouvelle Hollande, a la Nouvelle Zelande etc.

Photographs of Archives Nationales, C 7 197, pp. 1, 7-14;

Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne

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 patens.

Olive Pink

Oxylobium

Pencil and watercolour on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Macdonnel Range, Northern Territory, 28/11/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Oxylobium

Olive Pink

Grevillea and Calothamnus

Watercolour and pencil on card sketched by Olive Pink, from Kalamunda, Western Australia, 1912. Line drawn diagonally across card separating pictures. Top section "V" identified by Olive Pink as a Grevillea. Bottom section "VI" identified by Olive Pink as a Calothamnus (above has "a grevillea" crossed out)

Olive Pink

Unidentified

Watercolour on card sketched by Olive Pink, (date and location unknown)

Olive Pink

My flat in Hobart

Black and white photograph of Olive Pinks lower room flat in Hobart. Once Dot Millers home, a girl with whom Olive went to school. Noting field of daisies around the fountain

Olive Pink

Miss Effie Milne

Framed caricature of Miss Effie Milne lady help and companion in the Midwood family.

Thomas Claude Wade Midwood

Letters of J.B. Watchorn

Copies of letters of James Bayly Watchorn (1921-1943) written to his parents in Hobart while he was on active service with the R.A.A.F. The letters are exceptionally well written and reflect his feelings about his life as a fighter pilot and the people he met and include descriptions of the countries where he was stationed - Rhodesia where he trained, U.K. and West Africa - although he discreetly avoided reference to the war or his flying duties.

James Bayly Watchorn

Interview - part one

Part one of an interview with Peter Jones by Ben Ross from the Oralhistorycompany.com . Recorded February 21st 2019

Peter D Jones

Unidentified

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink at Callanna, South Australia, 20-21/7/30 - identified by Olive Pink as "plant about 2 to 3 inches high both at Beltana and Callanna"

Olive Pink

Senecio

Pencil and watercolur on card sketched by Olive Pink at The Finke, Northern Territory 31/8-4/9/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Camel Weed, Senecio. "near the Rock of Ages" "Scent like (garden) honeysuckle"

Olive Pink

Brachychiton ramiflora

Watercolour on paper sketched by Olive Pink, beyond terminus Birdum, Northern Territory 29/10/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Brachychiton ramiflora (Kurrajong)

Olive Pink

Petalostylis labicheoides

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Near Granites, Northern Territory, no date. Identified by Olive Pink as Petalostylis labicheoides "Mulga Plain Country"

Olive Pink

Letter to Philip Smith

Letter to Philip Smith, Hobart Town, regarding the committee of the Temperance Society and the importation of intoxicating drink

George Washington Walker

Warra Warra

Coloured pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink at Horseshoe Bend, Central Australia 13/9/30. "and Rodinga" Identified by Olive Pink as Warra Warra (3ft high in places and many on one plant) 6-5-1a drawn on other side of paper

Olive Pink

Loranthus miguelii

Water colour and pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Jay Creek, Northern Territory 27/12/30. Identified by Olive Pink as Loranthus miguelii "veins in leaves lighter and more yellow than leaf - flowers bright red"

Olive Pink

Crotalaria cunninghamii.

Water colour on paper sketched by Olive Pink, (place and date unknown) Northern Territory. Identified by Olive Pink as Crotalaria cunninghamii

Olive Pink

Careya australis

Pencil on paper sketched by Olive Pink, Darwin, Northern Territory, 1930. Identified by Olive Pink as Careya australis

Olive Pink

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 Companies Limited Liability Act, 1869. Issue number 516. Share numbers 156621-15686. Dated 22nd July 1881. Signed by the Directors and the Manager of the company. Attached are three stamp duty stamps - two red coloured stamps for one shilling and one blue coloured stamp for one penny. Both have an image of a platypus .

Brown paper cover

Brown paper cover which contained the calendar and card designs - written on by Olive Pink

Olive Pink

Convolvulus erubescen

Water colour and pencil on dark card sketched by Olive Pink, (no place or date) Northern Territory. Identified by Olive Pink as Convolvulus erubescen.

Olive Pink

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