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Elizabethan land deeds

  • F3868
  • File
  • 1568

Two Elizabethan land deeds, with translations and explanatory notes. Both deeds, one written in English and the other in Latin, relate to the terms and conditions of land rental between between Charles Wingfield, Richard Wingfield, Antony Wingfield, Henry Wingfield and Simon Byddull in the town of Lichfield, Staffordshire. The seals of Charles, Richard, Antony and Henry Wingfield are still attached to the English version. The Latin version only the seals of Charles and Henry remain.

Photographs of historic European bridges

  • F3334
  • File
  • [18--] - [191-?]

Seventy-six glass slides (8 cm x 8 cm) and 5 prints. The photographs appear to have been taken in the mid- to late-19th century and early 20th century, and imprints include Alinari, Edizioni Brogi, Edizione Inalterabile, ND Phot, X Phot, and Phototypie Labouche Freres Toulouse. The photographs were collected by Romeo Lahey during a visit to Europe after the first World War.
Each box has handwritten contents listing attached, with references to reproductions in 'Historic bridge photographs : the Lahey collection' by Colin O'Connor.
Glass slides originally contained in 9 boxes labelled 'Austral Nepera Gaslight Lantern Plates....Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd.'

Lahey, Romeo Watkins, 1887-1968

John Gould plates

  • F3825
  • File
  • 1830-1888

Plates from John Gould's books, including A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains (13 plates), The Birds of Australia (33 plates), The Mammals of Australia (9 plates) and The Birds of New Guinea and the adjacent Papuan Islands (34 plates).

Gould, John, 1804-1881

Conditional pardon and doll's chest of drawers

  • F1092
  • File
  • 1842 - 1844

Conditional pardon for Thomas Clarke, signed by Governor Gipps and registered on August 8, 1843 and a set of doll's drawers made by Clarke.

Clarke, Thomas

Letters written by Sarah Carlin (nee Brooke)

Letters written by Sarah Carlin from South Australia, primarily to members of her family in England, including her father William Brooke, her step(?)-mother Dinah Brooke and her brother William Brooke

Carlin, Sarah, ca.1824-1909

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