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Prisoner Cornelius GLEESON 1873 and 1916

Police photograph (mounted cdv) of prisoner Cornelius Gleeson
Taken by T. J. Nevin,  December 1873, Hobart Gaol
TMAG Collection Ref: Q15602.1

Verso: Prisoner Cornelius Gleeson… 2,872 more words

19th Century Prison Photography

Greeno Progress

We finally got the last few details cleared on the Greeno project and the production is underway. For a group of uni students it has and will continue to give us all plenty of opportunities for learning and growth. 126 more words


Science Week

Team members this week attended a workshop/conference for Science Week in August.
Further details of how Metal Minds will be involved will be published nearer the time. Watch this space.

Prisoner Charles GARFITT and the QVMAG

A photograph and carte-de-visite of Charles Garfitt, taken and printed by Thomas J. Nevin at the Hobart Gaol in February 1873, was among the 200 or so prisoner identification photographs donated to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery from John Watt Beattie’s estate in 1930. 825 more words

19th Century Prison Photography

Day 158 – Launceston

Some mornings I wish I had a thermometer to measure the temperature inside/outside the van (though, the temperature of the engine head was 02C…) It was a clear night with a nearly full moon, and while it wasn’t warm before the sun set, it rapidly dropped once darkness came. 1,040 more words

"Securing a proper likeness": Tasmania, NSW and Victoria from 1871

: George Leathly, half plate, QVMAG Colllection
: National Library of Australia Collection
George Leathley, per ship Blundell, taken at Port Arthur, 1874
Creator: T. J. 2,217 more words

19th Century Prison Photography

Queen Victoria Art Gallery, Launceston

Overnight:  Treasure Island caravan park, South Launceston 4th night
Weather:  heavy rain, strong winds, 15-21 degrees

Bad weather, so we drove into the city which is only 2.5 klm away and visited a few shops plus  the… 188 more words