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Creative representation of Thomas Beeton: © Roar Film

Composite: (a) Lucy Beedon shell necklace (b) illustration of foliage: detail from newspaper feature about Lucy Beedon
(a) QVMAG: LucyBeetonNecklaceQVMAG-160
(b) Detail of foliage from MissLucyBeeton_AB713-1-11765_High

Lucy Beeton
TAHO: MissLucyBeeton_AB713-1-11765_High

Archival photo (detail): Mary Olive Everett and Bunny’ Brown
UTAS ePrints: Mary and Bunny Brown, detail from 75halfcast_tasmanians

Archival photo: Marcus Brown
Private collection (A. Gerrard): Brown, M B N, 40th Btn, FI_8

Archival photo: Harry Brown
Private collection (A. Gerrard): Brown, H G, FI_16

Archival photo: Willard Brown
Private collection (A. Gerrard): Brown, W; 0477a

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Thomas Beeton: Illustration: sealing
SLV: Seal shooting in Bass Strait. Illustrated Australian News 1881. From La Trobe Collection, State Library of Victoria.

Bet Smith: Illustration: portrait by Thomas Bock
SLNSW: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=442835

Lucy Beedon: Photo: Shell necklace
QVMAG: LucyBeetonNecklaceQVMAG-160

Mary & Bunny: Archival photo: lantern slide of Mary Everett and Bunny Brown
UTAS ePrints: Mary and Bunny Brown, detail from 75halfcast_tasmanians

Marcus Brown: Photo: Australians in the front line trenches, near Messines
AWM: Australians in the front line trenches, south of the Douve River, near Messines.

Harry Brown: Archival photo: 12th Battalion
AWM: Brighton, Tasmania. 13 September 1914. Group photograph of officers and men of B Company, 12th Battalion, AIF.

Willard Brown: Document: NAA World War I service record
NAA World War I service record: Willard Brown attestation paper

THEMES

Aboriginal and Convict history

LieutenantBowen arriving RisdonCove
TAHO: AUTAS001139592174

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State Library of NSW

ElephantSeals
Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts (TAHO): 85AUTAS001124071275

GovernorMessagetoAboringines
Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts (TAHO): AUTAS001131821191

Convicts in conflict

GROUP C_O KESTLE, 082.JPG
Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

(212) FATIGUE GROUP C_O CORP SHERRIN, 088.JPG
Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

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Andrea Gerrard Glassplate collection

RECORDS

Record 1
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 6.0, 29 February 2012), January 1817, trial of THOMAS BEARDON (t18170115-97).

Record 2
TAHO: CSO1/330 p329 Beeton’s letter to Lt Governor Arthur re Woreternemerunnertatteyane

Record 3
Family Notices. (1886, July 13). Launceston Examiner (Tas. : 1842 - 1899), p. 1. Retrieved March 2, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39518146

Record 4
Facsimile of Obituary at http://catalogue.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/item/?id=AB713-1-11766 Extract, from:  EM- Note No. 3, B Mollison & C Everitt, The Tasmanian Aborigines and their descendants, Hobart, 1978

Record 5
NARRATIVE OF THE LORD [?]BISHOP OF TASMANIA'S MISSIONARY CRUISE. (1854, December 9). The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859), p. 2. Retrieved March 2, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2241497

Record 6
F.C. Green, The Fortieth: a record of the 40th Battalion, A.I.F., (Hobart: 40th Battalion (A.I.F.) Association, 1922), page 59

Record 7
NAA World War I service record:  M.B.N. (Marcus) Brown 1800162 NAA: B2455, BROWN M B N

Record 8
NAA World War I service record:  H.G. (Henry) Brown 1797774 NAA: B2455, BROWN M B N

Record 9
NAA World War I service record:  W.S. (Willard) Brown 1803949 NAA: B2455, BROWN M B N