Suburban street scene; unknown; c. 1882; GSM_02403


Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre


Suburban street scene

About this object

A watercolour of a cottage and street with a pillar style mail box in foreground and an illustration of an envelope addressed to 'Miss Langley, 131 Patterson St, North Carlton'.



Maker Role


Date Made

c. 1882


400mm (h) x 437mm (w) (including frame)

Subject and Association Keywords

Gibson, 'Dorothy' Laura Lydia

Subject and Association Keywords

Langley, Dorothy

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield, Tasmania - hospital

Subject and Association Keywords

Carlton, Victoria, Australia

Subject and Association Keywords

Beauty Point, Tasmania

Subject and Association Description

'Dorothy' Laura Lydia Gibson (nee Langley) (b. c.1861) emigrated from England in, arriving in Tasmania in 1882. She became matron matron of the Beaconsfield Hospital, resigning in 1897. She married James Gibson in 1898 and they had one child, Jessie, (b. 1901) before James' death in 1904. Dorothy was postmistress at Beauty Point for several years before her death in 1927.


Jessie Gibson collection

Object Type


Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

This object is from


Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.


eHive copyright disclaimer

It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. For further information see our Copyright Claims page.