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The Mary Allport Art Collection

Mary Allport (1806-1895) was one of Australia's earliest woman artists and her collection of around 200 watercolours, drawings and etchings are unique early examples of colonial painting. She was the first colonial woman lithographer, etcher and engraver, and this collection is mainly a result of the 1965 bequest by her great-grandson.
Coverage: Sandy Bay, Tasmainia Australia; New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia; England, UK; Mount Nelson, Tasmania, Australia; 1829 - 1895
30 May 2012

The Morton Allport Art Collection

Morton Allport (1830-1878) was one of Tasmania's earliest artists and his collection of around 50 watercolours, drawings and oils are early examples of Australian colonial painting as wel as being representative of the styles of art adopted by the well-to-do in Europe in the mid-nineteenth century.
Coverage: England; Wales; Huon, Tasmania; Grindelwald; France; Switzerland; Lichfield; Fisherhorn; 1850 - 1878
30 May 2012

The Morton Allport Photographic Collection

Morton Allport (1830-1878) was one of Tasmania's earliest photographers and his collection of around 180 photographs date from between 1855 and 1870. He was a member of the Amateur Photographic Association of Great Britain and was awarded several of its prizes. Most photographs are studies of his family and local scenery and are divided between stereo views and albumen prints.
Coverage: New Town ChurchYard,Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; Port Esperance, Tasmania Australia; Impression Bay, Tasmania, Australia; Cawnpore, India; Huon Road, Lake St. Clair, Tasmania, Australia; Lucknow, India; Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia; 1858 - 1878
30 May 2012

The Morton Allport Zoological & Natural History Collection

Acollection of books, letters, sketches and specimens relating Morton Allport's (1830-1878) interests in the flora and fauna of Australia 1860-1878.
Coverage: Tasmania, Australia; London, UK; 1860 - 1878
30 May 2012