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  • Title
    Series 03: Geoffrey Oswald Hawkins - sketches, photographs and medals, 1885-1923.
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  • Call number
    PXA 794
    R 885
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1885-1923
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    152222
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - ca. 80 pen & ink, pencil and watercolour sketches in a pocket sketchbook; 8 pen & ink and watercolour sketches ; 24.5 x 29 cm. or smaller - 5 watercolour designs for cards
    Photographs - 9 x 14 cm. or smaller - 4 silver gelatin photoprints
    Ephemera - 10 x 16.3 cm. - programme
    Objects - 3 World War I medals
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Geoffery Hawkins was born in 1870. He practised as an architect in Perth until 1915 when he enlisted in the A.I.F. He fought on the Western Front from 1916-1918. In 1919 he was sent to Gallipoli as Survey Officer in the War Graves Commission. He returned to Australia in the summer of 1920.
  • Scope and Content
    PXA 754
    Sketches and photographs (PXA 754)
    1. Sketch book, 1885-. Includes views of Inglewood, animals and architectural details.
    2-9. Sketches, ca. 1887. Include bush camps, a seascape and a horse.
    10-15. Designs for Christmas and New Year cards with an envelope, ca. 1889. Some by Norman H. Hawkins.
    16-19. Photographs: Geoff Hawkins and Roy at Anzac, 1920; Turkish Dead, 1914-18; Group of soldiers at Australian Training Camp, c.1915.
    20. Souvenir programme of a smoko on board the troop ship T.S.S. Demosthenes, 1915.

    R 885
    World War I medals with receipts (dated 1923)
    Item 1. British War Medal
    Item 2. 1914 Star
    Item 3. Victory Medal.
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to R 885
  • General note

    See MLMSS 5424 and MLMSS 5424 Add-on 2143 for the papers of G.O. Hawkins.
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