Collection 2018/5 - Photographs of Edward Verrell

Water flows down Gentle Annie Falls View from Bath Street, Battery Point Walking path in Royal Botanical Gardens Decorative seat at Royal Botanical Gardens View of Cornelian Bay Lower Domain Road at back of Royal Botanical Gardens View of Dunkleys Point at Sandy Bay Rooftops of Hobart looking east Visitors at Falls Hut, Mount Wellington Fern Tree Bower Men posing for camera at Silver Falls Fern Tree Hut Track to waterfall Government House in Hobart, viewed from the river, across Rose Bay Western approach to Government House Hobart General Post Office from Franklin Park Hobart Railway Station, taken from university gardens Hop harvest View of snow on Mount Wellington from Huon Road Lindisfarne Bay Miller’s Corner at Liverpool and Murray streets, Hobart View from Queens Domain looking north to Cornelian Bay and New Town Bay Hobart GPO before installation of clock in tower Water mill on New Town Rivulet Ruins of church at Port Arthur Elevated view of church ruins at Port Arthur Public buildings near Franklin Square, Hobart Road to Government House, on Gun Carriage Drive Buildings on Salamanca Place Ships docked at New Wharf, Hobart Salmon Ponds at Plenty Sandy Bay Road looking towards Hobart St David’s Cathedral, Hobart St John’s Park, New Town Interior of Town Hall, Hobart Walkers resting on track to Fern Tree Elevated view of Hobart looking to upper end of Liverpool Street Franklin Pier, Brooke Street Pier and Watermen’s Wharf, Hobart Elevated view of Goulburn Street, Hobart Liverpool Street, Hobart

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Photographs of Edward Verrell


  • 1890 - 1929 (Creation)

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45 digital images

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Edward Verrell was a photographer in Hobart, taking many photographs in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, often printing scenic photographs as postcards. Verrell operated the Royal Studio at 95a Liverpool Street Hobart (1890-1908) and 115 Liverpool Street, Hobart (1909-1929).

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Colin Dennison images transferred to UTAS 2016

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45 digital images

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The collection is numbered from 1-45, following the alphabetical order of each descriptive filename assigned to an image when scanned by Colin Dennison and stored in a database accessible using ThumbsPlus image management software

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Available for private research and study

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For permission to reproduce please contact UTAS SPARC

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Long, C. (1995). Tasmanian Photographers 1840-1940, a Directory, edited by Gillian Winter, "Verrell, Edward", p. 116. Hobart, Tas.: Tasmanian Historical Research Association & Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

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