Item 11 - Opening of the Scottsdale Waterworks

verso : Opening Scottsdale Waterworks
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Opening of the Scottsdale Waterworks


  • c1900 (Creation)

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1 black & white postcard

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Thomas G. R. Williams was a photographer who resided at Scottsdale. He was the proprietor of the Virtu Studio on the corner of King and Victoria Streets, Scottsdale from 1905-1925. He was active in the North East of Tasmania c1889 to c1930 specialising in landscape photography. Many of his photographs appeared in the Tasmanian Mail and he often toured conducting lantern slide shows with his works.

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Donated by Ringwood Historical Research Group, Victoria, 1972

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Black and white postcard of the opening Scottsdale Waterworks. Showing dam bank and crowd of spectators.
Addressed to Miss K. Leech, dated December 1907

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Available for reference

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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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HE Oct2019




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