Collection PhDig/Bligh - Marjorie Bligh Photograph Collection

Marjorie Pearsall in her late teens Marjorie Blackwell riding a horse, Campbelltown Marjorie Blackwell riding a horse, Campbelltown Marjorie Blackwell in a dinghy Marjorie and Cliff Blackwell with their two son Climar at  Campbelltown Marjorie Blackwell baking scone Marjorie with her pet birds and her needlework
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Marjorie Bligh Photograph Collection


  • 1910-2011 (Creation)

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104 digital images

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Marjorie Alfreda Willis Bligh a Tasmanian icon, well-known for her advice on household management, craft, cooking, gardening, and even relationships. Through 96 years, she made a lasting impact on generations of Tasmanians

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Gillian Ward is both a qualified librarian and graphic designer who specialises in print and web design with a particular interest in book design. Her skills include photography and photo-editing, web optimisation and digital imaging, picture research and the curating and design of exhibitions.

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Photographed from Marjorie Bligh's personal collection

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Collection consists of a series of digital photographs taken for an exhibition of Marjorie Bligh's work held at the University of Tasmania, Morris Miller Library in 2011. They include photographs of Marjorie's personal photograph collection and photographs of her handcrafts.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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