Textures of Woolmers, Longford, TASMANIA by Magee

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Woolmers Estate, (Thomas Archer – the settler circa 1817-1850), is a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania, and is one of the most historically significant heritage properties in Australia. Today Woolmers Estate continues to display colonial life, preserved and maintained in an original and authentic setting. I spent a night there in one of the restored boutique cottages, convict-built in 1840. What a privilege! A little spooky though I have to admit!


1817, australia, bricks, convict built, heritage, historic, tasmania, textures, thomas archer, woolmers estate


  • bazcelt
    bazceltover 4 years ago

    like the colours and contrasts of materials!

  • Me too! Cheers Baz! :-))

    – Magee

  • Ian Robertson
    Ian Robertsonover 4 years ago

    I like the flaking render with the brick work. Both Woolmers and Brickendon a great places to visit. A group of us from the camera club I am a member of are going to stay at Woolmers as well in early May and make a longer visit to Brickendon

  • I loved it there Ian! Unfortunately it was 5pm when we found it, so access to the rose garden was denied. They close at that time, and in the morning, it was rush rush rush back to Launceston for our flight. I would have liked another day there. Maybe next time! :-))

    – Magee

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 4 years ago

    great textures, rob! i think I likr the portrait version even better – it’s like a waterfall of textures!

  • I’m with you there too Nadine! Actually I’m a bit disappointed how they look up here. They’re so much more detailed on my ‘putor screen. I’m actually thinking seriously of having these printed and framed. I just love them! Thank you so much for the comment my friend. xx

    – Magee

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiover 4 years ago

    Hi Magee, It’s surprising how an uninteresting, everyday subject can become a fabulous piece of art! Most people would passed this wall a hundred times and not look twice, but to others, such places open up a whole new visual world! I really like what you saw and captured, love the different textures and colours and patterns …. nicely seen and captured my friend!! ;))

  • Oh John!! I nearly fell over myself when we arrived. The whole property is filled with this kind of viewing. I was like a kid in a candy store. Thank you my friend, for such a wonderful comment. :-))

    – Magee

  • Corkle
    Corkleover 4 years ago

    Love shots like this!! Well done.. love the colors and textures! Very nice Robyn.

  • So happy you do too Alex. If so, you would have loved seeing what I saw on this trip! xx

    – Magee

  • jell
    jellover 4 years ago

    textures excellent as is colour

  • Thaks so much John! :-))

    – Magee

  • reflexio
    reflexioover 4 years ago

    Wonderful array of textures and colours and shapes.

  • Hi John! Aren’g they just! Thanks for taking the time my friend! Love to little Willow! xx

    – Magee

  • Sunsetdaze
    Sunsetdazeover 4 years ago

    Very interesting work such a gorgeous array of textures.

  • Thank you Cynthia! Trust life on the gorgeous Tamar is treating you well! :-))

    – Magee

  • Cat2be
    Cat2beover 4 years ago

  • Fabulous!!!! Thank you so much for letting me know Kimba! :-))
    Much appreciated!!!

    – Magee

  • Greta  McLaughlin
    Greta McLaughlinover 4 years ago

  • Thank you dear Greta!! :-))

    – Magee

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