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TAS: On the trail of Edna Walling, Kitty Henry and Louise Lovely in Sandy Bay

Hollywood legend has it that in 1914 when Universal Studios’ President Carl Laemmle saw Australian actress Louise Carbasse’s screen test for Father and the Boys, her first American film, the enchanted studio executive dubbed her “Louise Lovely.

Eskleigh (formerly Scone), Perth, Tasmania - mile-long drive of conifers and deciduous northern trees leads you to an Italianate pile amid 'dressy paddocks' disporting redwoods, pines and more, to say nothing of the shrubberies, glasshouses and ruins out the back: funky

Eskleigh (formerly Scone), Perth, Tasmania - mile-long drive of conifers and deciduous northern trees leads you to an Italianate pile amid 'dressy paddocks' disporting redwoods, pines and more, to say nothing of the shrubberies, glasshouses and ruins out the back: funky

Beautiful Narryna in Battery Point, Hobart.

Beautiful Narryna in Battery Point, Hobart.

Home Hill, in Devonport, family home of Enid and Joseph Lyons (former Prime Minister).

Devonport Tasmania: there's pandemonium as we discover a railway, bluff some pirates, and sense a prime minister's spirit.

Self-Guided Walking Tour, Queens Domain. Rose Garden and Park, Cenotaph, Solders Walk Memorials #Hobart Article for Think #Tasmania

Self-Guided Walking Tour, Queens Domain. Rose Garden and Park, Cenotaph, Solders Walk Memorials Article for Think

Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens. Article and photo by Wayne and Julie Cartwright for www.think-tasmania.com

Wayne and Julie share their Tassie Holiday itinerary, featuring the Tamar Valley and North West regions.

In northern Tasmania Peter Cooper and Karen Hall have created "Wychwood", a frost-tolerant garden that includes an amazing orchard, a whimsical labyrinth and stunning sculptures.

In northern Tasmania Peter Cooper and Karen Hall have created "Wychwood", a frost-tolerant garden that includes an amazing orchard, a whimsical labyrinth and stunning sculptures.

Home Hill, Devonport

Home Hill - Tasmania Home of Prime Minister Joseph Lyons and his wife Enid Lyons female member of the Federal House of Representatives)

Kings Bridge Gorge Cottage in Launceston. The cottage was built in the 1890’s as the original gate-keeper’s cottage for the Cataract Gorge Reserve, and now houses an artists in residence program. #discovertasmania! #launceston #cataractgorge #northerntas Image Credit: Tiga Bu

Kings Bridge Gorge Cottage in Launceston. The cottage was built in the as the original gate-keeper’s cottage for the Cataract Gorge Reserve, and now houses an artists in residence program.

House on a cliff, Cataract Gorge, Tasmania, Australia (by Senrab4).

Artists in Residence ~ House on a cliff, Cataract Gorge, Tasmania, Australia (by

Cataract Gourge Lauceston Tasmania

Launceston, Tasmania, Botanical Gardens, Travelling, Australia, Travel, Places

Plate from 'Bush Friends in Tasmania'  by Louisa Anne Meredith, 1891.

'The Ladies Flower-Garden' Mrs. Louisa Anne Meredith (Anglo/Australian writer and illustrator) 1812 - 1895 Blandfordia and Box, 1891 [Pl.