Baynes family property, Toowoomba, ca. 1894. Mother and John were staying with the Baynes family at the time. From L to R: - Granny Baynes, Ina Hooper, Eric, Aunt Kate Baynes, Winifred, Mother and Elsie. (Descr... More
Crowds looking at the results board at the Courier Building on Referendum Night, Brisbane, Queensland, 1889 Crowds gathered to watch the results board on the Courier Building in Brisbane after the referendum on... More
Members of the Proserpine Tennis Club, 1898 Outdoor portrait taken under a tree of the Proserpine Tennis Club. The members wear a variety of hats and clothing and some people hold tennis racquets.
Indooroopilly Railway Bridge after being badly damaged by floodwaters, 1893 View from Indooroopilly, looking towards Chelmer bank, after the destruction of the first (1876) bridge by floodwaters on 5 February, ... More
Margaret Granville Wandooline Stuart posing with her dog at her home in Emma Street, Toowong, Brisbane, 1899 'Garrick and Wanda'. Margaret Granville Wandooline Stuart, daughter of P. W. G. Stuart, private secre... More
Henry Dyer of Landsborough The most important businessman in Landsborough in 1890s and early 1900s. Owned a store, butchers shop and sawmill. (Description supplied with photograph.).
William B. Drury, midshipman on the vessel, Canada, 1892 Portrait of Midshipman W. B. Drury. Caption on back of photograph reads: For Uncle Albert & Aunt Mary with love from Willie. Sept. 19th '92.
Sawmill workers at the Maleny Sawmill in the Blackall Range Two men working in the shed with long planks of timber and a circular saw.
Construction workers on the Cairns Railway, 1890 Site of railway construction. Closer to the front of the photograph are the railway engineers and works supervisors. In the background is the onsite camp.
Lord Lamington and the official party at the opening of Parliament, Brisbane, 1899 Photographs taken from an album belonging to Pascoe Grenfell Stuart, private secretary to the Queensland Governor, Lord Lamingt... More
Election staff at the Referendum, Brisbane, 1899. Election staff (all males) after the Referendum in 1899 with the Returning Officer - Mr W.H. Ryder - counting envelopes in the Treasury Building, Brisbane.
Young girl posing for a studio portrait. Young girl, wearing a dress with a pinafore trimmed in crocheted lace, posing for a photograph at P. Mathewson & Sons' studio, Petrie's Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1890s.
The S.S. Wakatipu sinks the Laira at Dunedin wharf, 2 April 1898 Dry plate glass negative Reference No. 1/1-002197-G De Maus Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand Find out mor... More
What We Want : [suffragette movement in Queensland] Celebrating the centenary of women's suffrage in Queensland. On 5 January 1905, two years after the formation of the Queensland Women's Electoral League, the ... More
Family picnicking under a tree, ca. 1890. An unidentified family having a picnic under a large tree, ca. 1890s. A boy is sitting in the branches of the tree, and the father is sitting on a box draped with a Uni... More
Family and servants on North Toolburra Station, Queensland, 1896 Station owner's family, servants and farm workers posing under the shade of a pine tree on North Toolburra Station, Queensland, in 1896.
W. Gregor and family Seated: William Gregor and Mary Gregor, 64 and 60 years old respectively. Their sons from left to right, James, 26, Kenny, 24 and Willie 28. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Table tennis table on an outside verandah at Wolverton, Townsville, ca. 1895. Interior photograph of a games room? or enclosed verandah where there are spears, stockwhips and a bottle collection on display. Wol... More
Two women dressed for a game of tennis, 1890-1900 Two women dressed for a game of tennis. Both wear dark skirts and light coloured blouses with puffed sleeves. The woman on the left has a turned-down collar wit... More
Mads B. Holts Danish immigrant According to directories he was listed as a fruiterer on Stanley Street, South Brisbane ca. 1900; 1900-1902 licensee Royal Exchange Hotel, Fernvale; 1902 lived at Ipswich Road, An... More
Assembling for the hunt at Claremont, Ipswich, 1890 Claremont was the residence of George Thorn at the time of this photograph. This meeting took place on 30 August 1890, and was photographed by Mr Wily, of El... More
Troopers at w:Dagworth Station during the Shearer's Strike in 1894Shown is the temporary shearing shed used after the main shed was burnt by unionists; note the heavy fortifications. On the left in the dark top... More
Robert and Mary Poole on their wedding day, Mount Morgan, 1899 Robert Poole and Mary Dunbar Aitken, married by the Rev. S. Byron at Mt. Morgan on 11 October 1899. (Description supplied with photograph).
Edward Colclough and family, 1895 Edward Colclough with brothers Matt, Jim, John and Michael and sister Mary Ann (seated). Mary Ann married Patrick Joseph Stevens in 1893 and she is holding their baby daughter ... More
Mr. Ducker and his family, photographed at Canobie Station, Queensland, 1896 Portrait of Mr. Ducker, photographed with his family including two women and six children, at Canobie Station in 1896.
Portrait of the Mayers family of Nambour Back row: Ethel Mayers, later Mrs Sol Wanmer, John Mayers. Centre: Floss, later Mrs. W. Whalley, Mable Mayers, later Mrs Arthur Neville, Mrs John Mayers, George Mayers. ... More
Mr.Charles Gillim Senior, Spring Creek, Queensland, 1897 Portrait of Mr. Charles Gillim Senior, standing beside the timber wall of a shed at Spring Creek. Various pieces of saddlery are hanging from the wall be... More
Ridley-stripper harvester in use on Canning Downs Station, Queensland, 1894 Two ridley-stripper harvesters drawn by horse teams on Canning Downs Station. The harvester was invented in 1843 by John Ridley in Sou... More
Huge crowd of people gathered at the intersection of Queen and Edward Streets, Brisbane, waiting for the results of the 1899 Federation Referendum. Caption: 'The crowd watching the result board at the Courier b... More
Southern Cross - A Nation's Destiny, 1899 Sketch of crossed arms and hands depecting the joining of the Australian States to celebrate Federation.
Clifton Arms Hotel on King Street, Clifton, 1897 Three men drive a wagon past the Clifton Arms Hotel on King Street. Some people watch from the upper and lower verandahs of the hotel. Next door are the premises... More
Enterprise Battery crushing works, Coen, 1896 Workers pose at the Enterprise Battery crushing works. The men stand in front of the shed and machinery amid the debris in the foreground.
Sir Samuel Walker Griffith arrives with his daughter Evelyn for her wedding at St. John's Pro-Cathedral, 1894 The huge crowd gathered outside Brisbane's St. John's Pro-Cathedral watches Sir Samuel Walker Griffi... More
Sketch of various exhibits as part of the National Association Exhibition, Brisbane, 1891 Sketch of various exhibits as part of the National Association Exhibition held in Brisbane in 1891. Sketch captions:1.Th... More
Rowers standing on the pontoon near the Brisbane Rowing Club in 1897 Rowers standing on the pontoon of the Brisbane Rowing Club which was situated at North Quay where the William Jolly Bridge pylons are now.
Winding path through the Botanical Gardens, Brisbane, ca. 1891. Poul C Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was born in Denmark in 1857 and arrived in Sydney in 1876. In 1882, he moved to Queens... More
Sinking an artesian bore on Leichhardt Station, Queensland, 1895 Altitude 875 ft. Depth 2488 ft. Yield per 24 hours 300,000 gallons. Pressure per square inch 60 lb. Temperature 134 degrees Fah. (Description sup... More
Woolscouring and Boiling Down Works, Longreach, 1898 Employees of the Woolscouring and Boiling Down Works line outside the building.
West End Brewery, Brisbane, 1896 The West End Brewery was established in 1886 by [Albert] Lanfear, [George Bruce] Nicol and Company, on the corner of Montague Road and Merivale Street. The firm continued until ... More
Portrait of group of picnickers at Gympie, 1899 Group portrait of picnickers posing on the grass under some trees at Gympie, 1899. Most men wear hats, suits and ties. Most women wear hats and long dresses. Some... More
Bates Family at Pickanjinnie Creek Station, 1898 Postcard reads: 'From Margaret. Dad & Mum and children. Taken at Pickanjinnie. Taken early in 1898. Pickanjinnie Creek - farm. Portion 288V. Agric. Farm No.796. ... More
Mrs. Elsie Stuart supervising her daughter, Wanda, on 'Bubbles' the horse, 1899 Mrs. Elsie Stuart leading 'Bubbles' the horse, with her daughter, Wanda, on its back, at Indooroopilly, Brisbane, in 1899.
Hughenden Strike Camp, Queensland, 1891. In early 1891, central Queensland shearers went on strike. From February through until May, central Queensland was on the brink of civil war. Striking shearers formed ar... More
Horseriding at Maroon, 1898 Lo, Lil and Flo at Maroon, all mounted on their horses, dressed in similar riding habits. (Description supplied with photograph).