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Tasmanian views, Edward Searle's album of photographs of Australia, Antarctica and the Pacific, 1911-1915 [picture]
Bib ID 3044988
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description 1911-1915 
1 album (245 photographs) : b&w, sepia toned ; 31 x 25.5 cm. 
Series

E.W. Searle collection of photographs.

Summary

An album of photographs compiled by Australian photographer E. W. Searle while working for J. W. Beattie in Hobart during 1911-1915. The majority are images of Tasmania: mainly Hobart, Mt. Wellington, Port Arthur, Maria Island with a selection of coastal and bush scenes. Of particular interest are the Roald Amundsen photographs taken during his Antarctic expedition in 1907-1909 on the Fram, as well as several photographs of Mawson's Antarctic expedition 1911-1912 on the Aurora. The album includes images of Easter Island, Norfolk Island and Pacific Islanders. Many of the photographs were produced as postcards for J. W. Beattie's studio in Hobart.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from acquisition file number 204/20/00044.

The album includes four folded prison records from Port Arthur of Alice McQuade (1845), Jacob Minty (1850), Enos Robins (1849) and Philip Brewster (1849).

There are also 22 visiting cards attached to 2 album pages.

Each page of the album is inscribed with handwritten captions in white ink.

Title on album: "Tasmanian views".

Photographer is uncertain. Possibly E.W. Searle.

Condition: Good.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-141855126

Related Material Related material: Papers [manuscript] 1901-[ca. 1954]; National Library of Australia manuscript collection MS 1176. 
Subjects Searle, E. W. (Edward William) 1887-1955 -- Photograph collections.  |  Wellington, Mount (Tas.) -- Photographs.  |  Port Arthur (Tas.) -- Photographs.  |  Hobart (Tas.) -- Photographs.  |  Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Photographs.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Antarctic Heroes", National Maritime Museum, 5 Dec 02 - 4 May 03.  Exhibited: "Australian Convict Sites", Hyde Park Barracks, October 2005 - May 2007. 

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