Jack Thwaites is one of Tasmania's early pioneers and conservationist. Born in 1902 in Kendal, England, Jack relocated to Tasmania as an 11 year old. He was a member of the Hobart Walking Club from 1929 until his death, 1986, with his most recent photo in this collection dated as 1979. Jack worked tirelessly through his life on the preservation and conservation of many of Tasmania's landmarks.
For more information about Jack, read the Wikipedia reference to Jack Thwaites.
Stephen Spurling III (1876–1962) was a landscape photographer and explorer famous for photographing landscapes around Cradle Mountain and the Great Western Tiers. More information about Stephen Spurling III can be found on a literary piece composed by Wendy Rimon.
Vintage photographs of Tasmanian waterfalls.
This collection of vintage photographs have been provided by volunteers and the Department Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) as a visual historical record of Tasmania's waterfall wilderness from years gone by. Each photo is captioned with information when available.
Disclaimer: All captions on photos represent what is written on the back of the photographs and may have inaccurate names for these waterfalls.