Tag: Local Collection

The Band Rotunda

While the building of a band rotunda was initially suggested in 1907, it wasn’t until 1913 that the idea came to fruition. In order to

The Dahlia Festival

On the 14th of April 1955 a public meeting was held at the Devonport Town Hall to consider holding a floral festival in Devonport. It had been suggested

The Ritz

Opened by the Devonport Fish Supply Company and managed by Mr G. Smith, The Ritz was opened to provide “dainty fish suppers”1 after the pictures.

The Bass Trader

The Bass Trader By Leah Johnson Designed by the Australian Shipbuilding Board to the requirements of the Australian National Line, the Bass Trader was built

Macro Monday Series: Week 5

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 3

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 2

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Macro Monday Series: Week 1

During our Macro Mondays Series we share a macro shot of something in our collection on Mondays for you to guess. We then give you

Devonport High School Prefects

Aren’t you glad that the school year has begun? Did you know that children were among the earliest settlers in Van Diemen’s Land but there

H.T Moore Advertising Sign

Glass, cigarette paper Dated: 1936 After a long stint undertaking hard labour in 1933 to install sewage in Devonport, H.T Moore became an assistant to