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Lecture notes to accompany lantern slides for a talk on the West Coast of Tasmania

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Beattie, John Watt Lecture notes to accompany lantern slides for a talk on the West Coast of Tasmania. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Hand written notes and catalogue of lantern slide views of the West Coast of Tasmania. Prepared by J.W. Beattie, Wellington Bridge, 52 Elizabeth Street, Hobart. c. 1892.John Watt Beattie (1859 - 1930) who was born in Edinburgh, arrived in Tasmania in 1878 and settled at first in New Norfolk. He was a notable photographer, both of views and portraits and acted as photographer to the Tasmanian Government, and also took over Ansons' photographic studios (1892) in Hobart (the Beattie studios were sold shortly before his death). Many of Beattie's photographs of people and places were published in the Cyclopedia of Tasmania, (1st edn. 1900). He also prepared sets of lecture slides on the topography and history of Tasmania and gave many lectures himself. RS 29/5/6

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, social history, Australia, James Backhouse Walker, Hobart, lantern slide, photographer, John Watt Beattie, studio, Melanesia, catalogue, Norfolk Island, aborigine
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Photograph Collection > Lantern Slide Collection
Photograph Collection
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2013 01:43
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:54
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