Concert Hall and Art Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. (Alternative names include Old Museum Building and Exhibition Building.)
Front view of Riversleigh, North Quay, Brisbane, ca. 1931 A Gothic villa designed by Benjamin Backhouse. Riversleigh was built in 1863 on the corner of North Quay and Herschel Streets for Bishop Tufnell as an i... More
Floods across Bowen Bridge Road, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, 1931. Trams forced to a halt, and sightseers gather under the protection of their umbrellas to watch the floodwaters rushing by.
Dead heat in the Brisbane Thousand race, Albion Park, Brisbane, 1931. Amble Boy, ridden by G. Tucker, and Royal Glory, ridden by W. Blundell, finished in a dead heat to share the prizemoney in the Brisbane Thou... More
International cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Gabba, 1931: The business district is next to the sportsground and several business buildings towered over the grounds.
Construction of the William Jolly Bridge, Brisbane, ca. 1931 Men working on what appears to be the north end of the William Jolly Bridge which linked North Quay on the north bank of the Brisbane River, to Grey ... More
Highmead, from Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, 1931 Highmead was originally the residence of the late Mr Simeon Lord, one of Queensland's pioneers. (Description supplied with photograph).
Glen Lyon, a residence in Ashgrove, 1931. Glen Lyon is one of the earliest residences in the Enoggera Creek area, and is closely associated with the development of the suburb of Ashgrove. It is a rare and subst... More
Kirkston, an imposing residence at Windsor, 1931. Kirkston, 23 Rupert Street, Windsor, is the work of architect G. H. M. Addison and builder John William Young. This sprawling two-storeyed brick residence was c... More
Rathdonnell House at Auchenflower, Brisbane, 1931. Rathdonnell House at Auchenflower was built in 1863 for Mr. Randall Macdonnell, a Scottish immigrant and Under Secretary for Education. The name is one of a fa... More
Wool being loaded onto a ship at a Brisbane wharf, circa 1931 Photo shows two labourers tying up bales of wool with rope. The side of the ship is visible on the left of the photograph.
View of the Roma Street Railway Station in Brisbane, 1931. View of the Roma Street Railway Station, looking down on the railway lines, station buildings, railway carriages and other buildings. The City Hall clo... More
Yorkshire Society of Queensland annual dinner, 1931 Caption: the annual dinner of the Yorkshire Society of Queensland in St Luke's Hall, Charlotte Street, on Saturday.
Ivanhoe from the garden, Enoggera, ca. 1931 This view shows the front and older part of the house on the side facing South Pine Road. (Description supplied with photograph).
Two men pose in a buggy at Chermside, Brisbane, ca. 1931 William Albert Richardson on right. Richardson was foreman of Anderson and Cameron's slaughteryard at Rode Road, Chermside (Description supplied with pho... More
Loading eggs at the Dalgety Wharf in Brisbane, 1931 Waterside workers loading a shipment of 5,000 cases of eggs onto the Taranaki (ship) at the Dalgety Wharf on the Brisbane River.
William Bustard at his first solo exhibition in Brisbane, October 1931 William Bustard describing his painting to Daphne Mayo?, left and Vida Lahey right. This was Bustard's first solo exhibition at the Griffit... More
St. Patrick's Day march, Brisbane, 1931. Caption below the photograph reads: 'This year the St. Patrick's Day procession was held on Saturday, owing to the abolition of the saints' days as holidays. The schoolb... More
Kath Walsh on her wedding day in Brisbane, 1931. Groomsman (far left) Jim Portley and Groomsman (far right) Terry Portley; brothers. (Description supplied with photograph).
Alva (ship). Caption: The luxurious yacht Alva, on which Mr. W. K. Vanderbilt, the American millionaire, who is making a cruise of the world, arrived in Brisbane last week.
Bus stranded on Old Cleveland Road bridge, Bulimba Creek at Belmont, Brisbane in 1931. Belmont bus stranded on Old Cleveland Road bridge, Bulimba Creek, Brisbane, 1931 (Description supplied with photograph). Th... More
First span of the William Jolly Bridge, Brisbane, 1931. Looking towards the city and Victoria Bridge. The Brisbane River is in full flood. The bridge is also known as the Grey Street Bridge.
Floods cause disruptions at Mayne Junction, Brisbane, 1931. Motorists and pedestrians experiencing difficulties during flooding in the inner suburb of Mayne.
Great Idea wins the Hendra Handicap at Ascot races, Brisbane, 1931. Great Idea, ridden by F. Shean won from Rube Paddington (W. Blundell) and Margin (A. Smith). (Description supplied with photograph.).
Rakeevan, 19 Bell Terrace, Graceville, 1931 Rakeevan is a two-storeyed rendered brick house with a weatherboard stables/coach-house, overlooking the Brisbane River. Originally called Verney, Beth-Eden was erect... More
Stables at Rakeevan, in Bell Terrace, Graceville, 1931 Rakeevan is a two-storeyed rendered brick house with a weatherboard stables/coach-house, overlooking the Brisbane River. Originally called Verney, Beth-Ede... More
Looking from the house along the drive of Rakeevan, at Graceville, 1931 Rakeevan is a two-storeyed rendered brick house with a weatherboard stables/coach-house, overlooking the Brisbane River. Originally called... More
Public Library of Queensland, 1931. The Public Library of Queensland situated on William Street prior to the Queens Gardens being established. This building was constructed between 1876 and 1879 as the first pu... More
Floodwaters in New Farm, Brisbane, ca. 1931. A group of children and adults stand in floodwaters in front of 'Morinda', the home of W. Coleman, in Sydney Street, New Farm. (Description supplied with photograph).
Wedding of Kath Walsh, Brisbane, 1931. Inscribed on the back of the photograph is: To Jim, with best wishes from Kath and Keith, 4-12-31. Groomsman (far left) Jim Portley and groomsman (far right) Terry Portley... More
Front view of Sidney House, Toowong, Brisbane This historic home in Brisbane overlooks the Brisbane River and the suburb of West End. on the southern bank of the river. The home is approached from steps in the ... More
Construction of the William Jolly Bridge, Brisbane, 1931 Construction of the William Jolly Bridge which linked North Quay on the north bank of the Brisbane River, to Grey Street on the south bank. The bridge op... More
Two children on the front lawn of Garfield at Paddington, 1931. Garfield, now 'Brynderwyn', at Paddington, was built by the late Sir Arther Rutledge. (Information taken from: The Queenslander, 12 March 1931, p. 37).
Ivanhoe as it appears to passers by in Bell Street, Enoggera, ca. 1931. The entrance to the driveway is delinated by decorative timber gates and posts. The fence on the left of the gates is a paling fence while... More
Weighing cotton bales at the Brisbane ginnery. Weighing the cotton on arrival. Each bale is check-weighed by ginnery and Customs clerks. (Description taken from The Queenslander, 24 September 1931, p.31.
Suction pipes conveying seed cotton to a cotton gin in Brisbane, 1931 In 1927 Queensland produced 7,060,756 lbs of cotton. (Description from Queensland Government Tourist Bureau, ca. 1928).
Processed bales of cotton lint, Brisbane, 1931 Bales of lint ready for delivery to the spinners. (Description taken from The Queenslander, 24 September 1931 p.20).
Home of the Good Shepherd, Mitchelton, Brisbane, 1931. The Good Shepherd Institution had been established by the nuns of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd. It's focus is for the reformation of girls and ... More
Kent House, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, ca. 1931. One of Brisbane's historic homes, Kent House, Gregory Terrace. Now known as Gregory Court this corner view shows the later wooden wing at the back. (Description ... More
Different views of Cooltigue at Highgate Hill, 1931 Images include a front view of Cooltigue, a part of the garden, a portion of the veranda that was used as a ballroom, the tower addition, and one of the old w... More
View from Garfield, now Brynderwyn, at Paddington, over the Western Suburbs, 1931 The house looks down on Paddington and Rosalie. This part of the estate has been cup up and built upon, and a road runs across t... More
Tennis team in Brisbane, 1931. 'Ellivas' - Winners Section D, Second Grade. Summer Tennis Association. Season 1930-1931. Back row: S. Wood, Miss M. E. Doig, ? Somers and J. Costello. Front row: Miss M. Berthel... More
Mornington as seen from Gregory Terrace, 1931. This house still attracts notice among the newer architectural features of its neighbourhood. The article also includes a view of the back of the house with its tw... More
Two Russian immigrants disembarking from a ship at Brisbane in 1931. Caption: Fresh from Russia, M. and Mme. Kreanoff, who intend farming at Mackay, arriving in Brisbane.
View of the historic home, Garfield and its drive and gardens, 1931. This home has been renamed Brynderwyn. (Information taken from The Queenslander, 12 March 1931.) Home has a circular drive to the front steps... More
Creator: Unidentified. Location: Brisbane city, Queensland. Description: The view from the City Hall stage at a concert in 1931. The audience watches on as a man plays piano. View this image at the State Lib... More