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Notes for lecture on the overland route to the west coast of Tasmania via Emu Bay Railway, 27th August 1901

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Beattie, John Watt (1901) Notes for lecture on the overland route to the west coast of Tasmania via Emu Bay Railway, 27th August 1901. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Hand written notes for lecture on the overland route to the west coast of Tasmania via Emu Bay Railway, 27th August 1901. 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 29/5/4

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Keywords: Tasmania, social history, Australia, James Backhouse Walker, Hobart, lantern slide, photographer, John Watt Beattie, railway. Emu Bay, Lntern slide, West Coast
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
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