Key photographic collections

Ray Barnes Collection of 3,000 items of photographic material including various photographic formats, and photographic equipment – subjects includes places in Tasmania, people and events 1850–1950s.

Collection of photographs by J H Robinson of mining and life at Waratah on West Coast approx 2,000 glass plates and film negatives 1920s–1940s.

Hookey glass plates of Hookey/Stokell families at Rokeby and travels around Tasmania and overseas approx 1,000 glass plate negatives 1910s to 1920s.

George Williams Collection of approx 1100 photographic prints presented under Tax Incentives for the Arts in 1961 and a large collection of lantern slides purchased 2001. Subjects include places in Tasmania, maritime, people, buildings and events 1850 to 1950s.

Collection of over 3,000 glass plates and paper prints by L C Pitfield 1910–1920s of people and places in Tasmania and overseas.

Large collection of over 1,000 glass plates by commercial photographer R J Batt 1920s to 1930s and featuring portraits of people, places and businesses in and around Hobart.

Photographs of Hobart Walking Club and Tasmanian Field Naturalists 1920s to 1950s by photographers Jack Thwaites, R C Harvey, Jessie and Leo Luckman.

Examples of early Tasmanian photography in the form of Photographic albums 1850s to 1950s and other photographic processes / formats.

Joe Barnett collection including aerial photos of Tasmania and Hobart in the 1930s featuring people, Hobart businesses and sporting, social and political events. 1930s to 1950s.

Postal and Telecommunication collection 1850s to 1970s.

Carl Sticht collection relating to mining on Tasmania’s West Coast.

Military Collection - Tasmanians at War and includes the Southern Command Collection.