See also Caricaturist

- The Illustrated Directory of Hobart
- The Critic
- Christmas Cards
- Advertising
- Playing Cards


Illustrations of Businesses in Hobart.
See: Illustrated Directory of Hobart containing the names etc of the principal business houses in the city. (view pages)
Designed and drawn by T. Midwood, 1893?
(State Library of Tasmania, Tasmaniana collection).



jones IXL jam


The Critic
Midwood’s illustrations were one of the main features of the earliest issues of the Hobart weekly publication The Critic which appeared between 15th October and 12th November 1892. Melbourne illustrations were used for the new series begun on 4th March 1893.
(Click images to enlarge)



critic critic critic

Midwood family Christmas cards

midwood family christmas card
1908 - enlarge


midwood christmas card
1909 - enlarge

midwood family christmas card

Christmas cards from the Tasmaniana Library, State Library of Tasmania Heritage Collections

Anson Brothers Jubilee Advertising Album

Details from a series of cartoon illustrations by Thomas Midwood from the Anson Brothers Jubilee advertising album, Hobart, 1887? - held in the Tasmaniana Library, State Library of Tasmania.

boarding house cartoon
'Samples from a select boarding establishment'.

clothes my daddy wore
'The clothes my daddy wore'
suspenders cartoon
'Try the new hoop
iron suspenders'
wine and spirits cartoon
'wine and spirits'

Playing cards

Thomas Midwood created hand drawn playing cards. The following examples are from a private collection.
See more examples online

playing card - three of diamonds
3 of diamonds

playing card design - eight of spades
8 of spades

playing card design - four of clubs
4 of clubs
playing card design 2 of hearts
2 of hearts

For more Thomas Midwood works see also State Library of Tasmania 'Tasmanian Images'.

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