Sunday, August 23, 2015

Rogues Gallery: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Collection



These cartes-de-visite of Tasmanian prisoners printed in an oval mount are held at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. They were originally held in the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, together with another three hundred or more 1870s mugshots taken at the Hobart Gaol by government contractor Thomas J. Nevin which were acquired by the QVMAG as part of the bequest from the estate of John Watt Beattie in the 1930s. When they were removed from Beattie's collection and taken down to the Port Arthur prison heritage site for an exhibition as part of the Port Arthur Conservation Project in 1983, they were not returned to the QVMAG. They were deposited instead at the TMAG .

The QVMAG list (acquired here in 2005) showed a total of 199 mugshots, but only 72 were physically held at the QVMAG when the list was devised. A total of 127 mugshots were missing by 2005. Two mugshots in this sequence - numbers 198 and 200 of prisoners James Mullens and William Smith, each bearing verso Nevin's government contractor Royal insignia studio stamp - were deposited at the State Library of NSW, Mitchell collection (SLNSW PBX 6274) ca. 1907, among a dozen more which do not bear the numbering on recto.



The Port Arthur Conservation Project 1983, Elspeth Wishart
Notes from the QVMAG catalogue Q1985: P: 0068
Cdv and uncut print of prisoner Bewley Tuck.

Fifty-six (56) cdvs of Tasmanian prisoners arraigned at the Supreme Court Hobart and photographed at the Hobart Gaol on incarceration and discharge in the 1870s, now held in the TMAG collection, are displayed here. For more information about each prisoner's photograph, and for the prisoner's police records on this site, search by his name.

See these articles:



Prisoner CHARLTON, George
TMAG Ref: Q15571
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner SMITH, Job alias CAMPBELL alias BRODIE
TMAG Ref: Q15572
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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 Prisoner SEWELL, William
TMAG Ref: Q15573
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner GLENN, James
TMAG Ref: Q15574
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner OWENS, Thomas
TMAG Ref: Q15575
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner RYAN, William
TMAG Ref: Q15576
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner GREGSON, John
TMAG Ref: Q15577
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner CAMPBELL, William as SMITH, Job
TMAG Ref: Q15578 see also TMAG Ref: Q15572
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner HARRISON. William
TMAG Ref: Q15579
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner DORAN, Alfred
TMAG Ref: Q15580
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner HESTER, Cornelius
TMAG Ref: Q15581
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner MORAN, John
TMAG Ref: Q15582
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner SMITH, Thomas
TMAG Ref: Q15583
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner DAWSON, William
TMAG Ref: Q15584
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner DUNN, John alias DEMPSEY
TMAG Ref: Q15585
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner DOWLING, John
TMAG Ref: Q15586
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner MERCHANT, James
TMAG Ref: Q15587
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner LEATHLEY, George
TMAG Ref: Q15588
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner BOOTH, Ephraim
TMAG Ref: Q15589
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner PRICE, William
TMAG Ref: Q15590
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WEST, Robert
TMAG Ref: Q15591
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WYNNE, James
TMAG Ref: Q15592
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner RYAN, Thomas
TMAG Ref: Q15593
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner SMITH, Henry
TMAG Ref: Q15594
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner BURTON, Phillip
TMAG Ref: Q15595
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner BLORE, Samuel
TMAG Ref: Q15596
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner ROGERS, James
TMAG Ref: Q15597
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WALMSLEY, Joseph
TMAG Ref: Q15598
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner MAYNE, John
TMAG Ref: Q15599
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner CLABBY, Henry
TMAG Ref: Q15600
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner KELLOW, William
TMAG Ref: Q15601
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner GLEESON, Cornelius
TMAG Ref: Q15602
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner HARRISON, James
TMAG Ref: Q15603
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner BRADY, James
TMAG Ref: Q15604
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner MURPHY, Daniel
TMAG Ref: Q15605
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner KELLY, Stephen
TMAG Ref: Q15606
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner HICKS, Richard
TMAG Ref: Q15607
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WOOD, Thomas
TMAG Ref: Q15608
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner McCULLUM, Hugh
TMAG Ref: Q15609
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner NESTOR, John
TMAG Ref: Q15610
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner GROWSETT, George
TMAG Ref: Q15611
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WHITE, John
TMAG Ref: Q15612
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner FITZPATRICK, John
TMAG Ref: Q15613
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner MARTIN, James
TMAG Ref: Q15614
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner SAYER or SAWYER, William
TMAG Ref: Q15615
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner FISHER, George
TMAG Ref: Q15616
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WILLIS, George
TMAG Ref: Q15617
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner PHILLIPS, Richard
TMAG Ref: Q15618
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner MALDEN, Samuel
TMAG Ref: Q15619
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner BRITTON or BRITTAIN, John
TMAG Ref: Q15620
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner CLARK, David
TMAG Ref: Q15621
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner WILLIAMS, John
TMAG Ref: Q15622
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner RUSSELL, William
TMAG Ref: Q15623
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner POPE, John per Flinders
TMAG Ref: Q15624
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner DAVIS, Daniel
TMAG Ref: Q15625
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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Prisoner GLASSFORD, George or WHITE
TMAG Ref: Q15626
Photographer: Thomas J. Nevin
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