Tasmania's Heritage

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Series Number: NS2523
Title: FREDERICK SMITHIES LANTERN SLIDES
Start Date: 01 Jan 1919
End Date: 01 May 1932
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NG573 FREDERICK SMITHIES 01 Jan 1910 15 Jun 1977
NG2325 WEINDORFER MEMORIAL SERVICE COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1938
Description (Content/Function):

Lantern slides prepared by Frederick Smithies from photographs taken by him of wilderness areas around Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain, Wilmot and Forth area . The views were used by him in lantern slide presentations of Tasmanian wilderness areas and this selection was in the possession of the Weindorfer Committee Memorial Committee, of which Frederick Smithies was an early member.

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NS2523/1/1 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - "Icicles at Weeping Rock, Great Lake Road" - shows people and motor cars 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/2 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - rear view of motor-cyclist riding motor bike through rugged bush track, West Coast 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/3 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - " G W & F Smithies in punt at lakeside" 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/4 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - scene on wooden bridge with cow, motor cycle and F. Smithies (?) obscured, West Coast (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/5 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Gustav Weindorfer and group of friends (x6) in a punt on lake (Dove Lake?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/6 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panoramic view of motor cycle and side-car beside Great Lake 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/7 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Great Lake - Miena Dam - coloured view 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/8 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - North East Tasmania - after flooding - shows fallen timber debris beside a timber house - c 1929 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/9 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - boat on north end of Lake St Clair (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/10 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Dove Lake & Cradle Mountain from lakeside 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/11 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panorama of Lake Rodway from Cradle Mountain 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/12 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - climber (F. Smithies ?) on top of snow-covered mountain top - hand-coloured view 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/13 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - climbers (x2 women & x1 man) on top of mountain looking toward Barn Bluff (?) - hand-coloured view 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/14 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panoramic mountain view toward Barn Bluff (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/15 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panoramic view Forth Valley area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/16 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Cradle Mountain area (?) - in snow conditions - two men with dog 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/17 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - group of cross-counrty skiers on mountain 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/18 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - vehicles and people in snow conditions - skiers - Cradle Mountain or Ben Lomond (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/19 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - group of bush walkers in summer sitting on mountain side 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/20 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - group of bush walkers resting on dry creek bed in the bush - Cradle Mountain area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/21 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - woman skier on ski field 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/22 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - people beside an overturned dingy at lakeside - either Dove lake or Lake St Clair (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/23 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panoramic view of Forth Valley area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/24 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panoramic view of Forth Valley area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/25 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panoramic view of Forth Valley area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/26 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - sepia view of Smithies Tarn from mountain top (Cradle Mountain area?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/27 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Lake St Clair - loading boat from a car on the lake 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/28 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - two climbers on a mountain top overlooking a mountain lake - Cradle Mountain area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/29 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - climber on the summit of a mountain (excellent photograph) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/30 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain - panorama in heavy snow - blue-toned photograph 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/31 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain - panorama in summer 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/32 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain - panorama in summer 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/33 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain - "The Chapel" hut in snow 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/34 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain - detail of front of chalet - in snow 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/35 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim Chalet, Cradle Mountain - detail of front of chalet - in snow - shows Gustav Weindorfer taking a meterological reading 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/36 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim, Cradle Mountain - Gustav Weindorfer at the Sawmill, Fish Creek area 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/37 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim, Cradle Mountain - hut callled 'theChapel' with woman on front step. 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/38 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim, Cradle Mountain - Bob Quaile's eight horse team in the snow at front of chalet 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/39 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Waldheim, Cradle Mountain - grave of Gustav Weindorfer, May 1932. 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/40 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Cradle Mountain covered in snow from Dove lake - punt on the lake 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/41 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - "along the track about a mile from Pencil Pine Creek - Gustav Weindorfer and a lady" (pencil description with the photograph) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/42 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/43 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Gustav Weindorfer and dog and Frederick Smithies walking - in the snow at Cradle Mountain 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/44 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Gustav Weindorfer and Frederick Smithies climbing in the snow at Cradle Mountain 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/45 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - panorama of the Wilmot area - township in middle distance 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/46 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - "Daisy Dell, 1919" - homestead of Bob Quaile near Cradle Mountain 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/47 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - coach and horses on road leading in to Cradle Mountain - Daisy Dell area (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/48 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Forth Falls - blue tinted photograph 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/49 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - motor cycle and side-car on track into Cradle Mountain (?) 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/50 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - dense bush vegetation in unknown area 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/51 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - Forth Falls 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/52 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - vehicle on very rough bush track among tall gum trees 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/53 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - close view of a "Campbell-Stokes Sunshine Recorder" - a meteorological instrument for measuring the hours of sunshine 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/54 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - copy of a map of Tasmania 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/55 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - copy of a map of Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain - showing depth soundings 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/56 Lantern slide by Frederick Smithies - copy of a map of Cradle Mountain (x3 copies of the lantern slide) - used by Frederick Smithies when making lantern slide presentations. 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932
NS2523/1/57 35mm transparency (copy of Frederick Smithies' original 3" x 3" glass slide accidentally damaged beyond satisfactory repair" - view of motor vehicle Citroen Kegresse c 1925 off-road in open countryside loaded with passengers. 01 Jan 1919 31 May 1932