Scientific Interests

HP87.18.115 - Thylacinus cynocephalus

Thylacinus cynocephalus - the Tasmanian Tiger. Photographer: S.W. Jackson. HP87.18.115

Photography relating to science is mainly represented in the HPC by collections relating to the University of Sydney. Other collections of scientific interest are:

Priestley Antarctic album and prints

c.1907-1909; Album of 13 images captioned 'A few animal pictures taken by the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09/ Laura White with best wishes Ray Priestly 18/3/10'; HP83.18; HP88.47

Mel Ward collection

c.1930s-1960; collector and naturalist; lantern slides and crustacean research cards; HP87.1

J.S.P. Ramsay collection

1890s-1940s; Bird photographer; HP84.52; HP87.6

Sidney Jackson collection

1890-1940s; Bird photographer; Bush trips to northern NSW and Queensland; HP87.18