State Library of Queensland caption : Justice Hugh Macrossan being sworn in, Brisbane, 1940. Comment : this actually shows Neal Macrossan, at left.
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.
Parade of The Dungarees in Queen Street, Brisbane, 1915. The March of the Dungarees was one of the recruiting marches organised during 1915 and 1916. The march began in Warwick, with 30 men who marched to Brisb... More
Building a retaining wall on Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilton, Brisbane, ca. 1935 A man deposits rubble from a truck to build a retaining wall on the banks of the Brisbane River at Kingsford Smith Drive, Hamilto... More
Traffic congestion on Kingsford Smith Drive at Hamilton, 1954 Public domain photograph of cars, highway traffic, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Samuel Hawgood outside his pawnbroking shop at 642 Ann Street, ca. 1900 Unidentified men in shirtsleeves, possibly S. Hawgood and staff.
Houses on Hamilton Hill, Brisbane, ca. 1923 A close view of the residential quarter approaching Brisbane from the boat. (Description supplied with photograph).
Girl standing on a chair, ca. 1890. A young girl wearing a dark-coloured dress and boots is standing on a chair to have her portrait taken. This albumen print is taken from the Walters and Scott family album. B... More
Shipping at the South Brisbane Coal Wharves, ca. 1892. Public domain photograph of a ship, sailing ship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Machinists Department at Davey Halliday Co. Ltd., Brisbane, 1904. Public domain photograph of industrial workers, factory building, work, assembly line, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Women at the first state election comparing notes, Brisbane, 1907 : [suffragette movement in Queensland] Celebrating the centenary of the suffrage movement in Queensland. On 5 January 1905, two years after the ... More
Usherettes at the Wintergarden Theatre, Brisbane, 1926 A line of young ladies dressed in their uniforms of dropped waist dresses and matching caps.
Studio portrait of four female tennis players, 1907 Eva Thurlow is in the middle seat. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Studio portrait of four female tennis players, 1908 The ladies are Mrs. McIntosh; Amy Pratten; Eva Thurlow (middle row on the right); Mary Thurlow. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Title: A Few Football Facts – Queensland v New Zealand, At the ExhibitionA series of sketches taken of the touring New Zealand national rugby union team's match against Queensland in 1893. The New Zealanders pl... More
Audience inside His Majesty's Theatre watching a performance by the Brisbane Amateur Operatic Society, Brisbane, 1914 The crowd is watching the final performance of 'A Country Girl'. (Description supplied with ... More
Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, 1917 The new totalisator at Ascot Racecourse. Photograph below of Lady Lyndhurst winning the St Patrick's Handicap. .
Building the house of George Russell in Ashgrove, Brisbane, 1936-1937 George Russell and fellow workers outside the Russell home in McCormack Avenue in Ashgrove. Russell is second from the left and was a buildi... More
Eileen Murphy and friend posing with their golf clubs, Brisbane, 1939 Caption: A post-mortem doesn't worry Eileen Murphy after a sweepstakes event at the Park. You can tell by her smile that she was hitting 'em... More
Four young men receive Gold Medal Awards for bravery at Government House, Bardon, January 1913 Presentation of gold medals for bravery, following a surf rescue at Southport, on December 1912, where three young ... More
Maggie Donnollan, ca. 1880. Dark coloured, tightly-fitted gown with inserts of moire silk. The front of the bodice is enhanced with small covered buttons. Miss Donnollan later became Mrs Doorty.
Sandgate grocer, J. A. Jobst's Mutual Cash Store, 1901 Two storey timber building with Jobst residence on the top storey and the grocery shop below. Unidentified woman and child above, possibly Mrs Jobst.
South Brisbane wharves on the Brisbane River, ca. 1905. Public domain photograph of port, ship docks, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Moodie Family gathering at Red Hill, Brisbane, ca. 1905 Moodie home on the corner of Waterworks Road and Glenrose Road, Red Hill. The family is pictured on the front steps of the house. Features of the front en... More
Children at the Fiveways Kindergarten, Brisbane. Children working outdoors at a bench in the gorunds of the Fiveways Kindergarten on Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane. The principal was Miss Lucy Morris (De... More
Captain Alexander Junner who was Master of the Queensland Government S. S. Otter, Brisbane, 1910 Government steamer S. S. Otter plied Moreton Bay for 62 years and the last trip was from Brisbane to Dunwich on N... More
Exchanging jokes at Ascot racetrack, Brisbane, August 1920 Prince of Wales and a group of young socialites enjoying a chat at the racetrack.
Railway Parade, Clayfield, Brisbane, 1908. Queenslander article 'Around the Brisbane Suburbs - Eagle Junction and Clayfield'. This area was formerly known as Eagle Junction.
Members and friends on the Chelmer Links, 1903. Panoramic view of members and guests enjoying the official opening of the golf season.
Children celebrating Federation Day in the City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, 1901 A crowd of children gathered together on a pathway through the trees in the City Botanic Gardens. The boys are wearing sailor suit... More
Ruthenberg Family Ruthenberg family from left : Mrs Dance (nee Ruthenberg) born 1877, Mrs Ivy Boughen with child Ida Boughen, and Mrs Ruthenberg (senior). (Description supplied with photograph).
James Hardie and Wunderlich float ready for the Victory Day procession in Brisbane, 1946 The float is advertising asbestos cement.
7,443 GRT refrigerated cargo steamship City of Delhi, built by W Gray & Co in Sunderland for Ellerman Lines in 1925 and scrapped in 1956. She was the fourth Ellerman's ship of this name.
606 GRT sail- and steamship Corea at Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, in the 1893 floods. The Australasian United Steam Navigation Co building and another commercial building are partially submerged with little ... More
Queen's Park, Brisbane, ca. 1935. Elevated view of Queen's Park from the Executive building. Queen Victoria's statue stands in the foreground overlooking people relaxing on the lawn below. The statue was unveil... More
Teachers and students of the Hendra Day School. Group portrait of teachers and students of the Hendra Day School. The children pose in three rows and are flanked by the two teachers. The group poses near the wa... More
St. Matthew's Anglican Church and cemetery at Sherwood, ca. 1920 Constructed in 1893. Destroyed by fire on 27th September 1921. (Description supplied with photograph).
Mr A. A. Heath, chief town planner with the Brisbane City Council, ca. 1958 Appointed Brisbane City Council, Chief Town Planner in March 1957. Mr Heath was an engineer and planner, formerly of Sydney and Melbou... More
Soldiers enjoying a day at the races, despite the storm at Albion Park, Brisbane, January 1941 After a fierce storm swept through Brisbane, the Albion Park racetrack was left covered in water. This group of sol... More
Australian Field Artillery Light Horse Battery, ca. 1907 This photograph was taken on the present site of Anzac Square, Brisbane. (Description supplied with photograph).
New enlistees to the W.R.A.N.S., Brisbane? Queenland, 1942 A few of the first draft of girls to enlist in the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service in Queensland.
Mixed doubles on the tennis courts at Wynnum, Brisbane, ca. 1925 Tennis courts set amidst palms parallel to the shops at Wynnum. Businesses include Wynnum Emporium in A. Irvine & Sons Building. Signs on sunblin... More
Mrs. Andrew Crooke on the S.S. Orungal, 1939. Newlywed Mrs. Andrew Crooke photographed aboard the S. S. Orungal during her honeymoon in 1939. Mrs. Crooke is wearing a dark dress adorned with fresh flowers and s... More
Family group standing in front of a Brisbane residence, ca. 1940 Three women and a child, all wearing hats, standing in front of the house known as The Cedars in Lansdown Street, Wilston. The house is in the Qu... More
City of Brisbane viewed from nearby Kangaroo Point, ca. 1910 Public domain photograph of a steamboat ship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Mrs Rosina Palmer and Miss Carandini. Public domain photograph of 19th-century fashion design, dress catalog, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Enjoying the sunshine on the deck of the Orient Steam Navigation Co. liner 'Orion' at Brisbane. Miss M. Carne is dressed in shorts, halter top, pith helmet and sandals, enjoying the view from the deck. She is s... More
Red Emperor float in the Labor Day procession, Brisbane, 1940 The giant Red Emperor bream gave a bright touch to the Labor Day procession yesterday. It was the appropriate emblem selected by the Fish Board. The... More
American soldiers working on aircraft parts at the US Air Depot, Brisbane American soldiers working on the fuselage of a B-25 Mitchell at the U.S. Army 81st Air Depot Group, Eagle Farm.
Map of Eldernell Estate Hamilton, Brisbane, 1890 Estate map showing 118 allotments to be sold on 1st February, 1890 by Arthur Martin & Co., auctioneers. The land was surveyed by Hamilton & Raff. The plan includ... More
Estate map of Hill Farm Estate, Holland Park, Brisbane, Queensland, 1914 Estate map showing allotments to be sold on 16 May 1914 by G. T. Bell and Chandler & Russell, auctioneers. The land was surveyed by Thor.... More
Inside the Harness Section of Uhl and Sons saddlers' firm in Queen Street, Brisbane, 1910-1920 Saddlers working in the harness section of the Uhl and Sons factory in Brisbane. The workbenches are covered in lea... More
Construction of the Stone of Remembrance at the Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, 1924 This album was compiled by the Anzac Day Commemoration Committee to celebrate the unveiling and dedication of the Cross of Sacrif... More
Unidentified children at the Paddington Kindergarten, ca. 1947. Public domain photograph related to Queensland, Australia, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Meeting of the Hanlon Government at Queensland Parliament House. Executive Council Meeting - E. M. Hanlon Government. Left to Right: H. A. Bruce; E. J. Walsh; E. M. Hanlon; Sir Leslie Wilson:T. G. Hope (Officia... More
Two girls with a doll walking along Shorncliffe Parade, Shorncliffe, ca.1910. Views of Shorncliffe Parade taken ca. 1910, from an original postcard: 'The Brisbane Importing Company, Ltd. Publishers, Brisbane'.
Sailing boats enjoying the South Brisbane Reach of the Brisbane River, ca. 1910 Looking towards the city and the Victoria Bridge from South Brisbane.
Parade of RAAF recruits through Queen Street, Brisbane, August 1940. Recruits are being feted with confetti and streamers by people in the crowd before leaving for the south for their training. Ladies are watch... More
Brisbane Post Office decorated for the royal visit, 1901 Post Office in Queen Street, Brisbane decorated with banners, flags and palm fronds for the Duke of York's visit in May, 1901.
View of the Brisbane River from Bowen Terrace, Brisbane Young woman with a Gibson girl hair style is posing with a decorative frame of a view of Brisbane. She is wearing a spotted voile dress. The main view is ... More
Original caption: "Ferry approaching the jetty at Redcliffe, 1952." English: Koopa is approaching a crowded jetty at Redcliffe, Queensland.
Sampson Orchestral Society at the Exhibition Concert Hall, Bowen Hills, 1923 This photograph shows the pipe organs at the Exhibition Concert Hall in Bowen Hils, 1923. The Sampson Orchestral Society members are ... More
Gabba Fiveways at Woolloongabba, Brisbane, ca. 1929 Tram traffic was directed by a signalman in this box above the 'Gabba Fiveways'. Shops in Logan Road can be seen behind, with Ipswich Road to the right.
South Brisbane coal wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca.1900. Rowing boat near the South Brisbane coal wharves. The wooden wharves have coal loaders and colliers docked for loading coal.
Bales being loaded onto a ship docked at Musgrave Wharf, Brisbane, Queensland, 1908 'Getting the product away to London' (S. S. Durham, Birt's Wharf) (Description supplied with photograph). Men loading bales on... More
Council worker spraying for mosquitos, Brisbane, 1949 Dusting DDT (Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane) on mosquito breeding water by using a hand operated machine. (Description supplied with photograph).
Salvation Army Temple Band, Brisbane City Temple, 1950 Banner above band reads: The promises of God - they are sure - if you will only believe. Caption under photograph reads: Temple Band 1950:. H. Skinner, R. ... More
Street in Dutton Park, Brisbane, 1943 Timber houses and a shop advertising Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills are visible. The suburb of Dutton Park was originally known as Bloggo, which became corrupted to Boggo a... More
Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh on their visit to Brisbane, 1954 Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, travelling along Queen Steet, Brisbane, on their visit in March 1954. (Des... More
Brisbane street decorated in readiness for the Queen's visit, 1954. Side of the Castlemaine Perkins building, Adelaide Street, in the centre. Photograph taken from the Busacott Building on Petrie Bight.
Miss Ethel Roche and Mrs Alan Campbell study the form guide at the races in Brisbane, 1940 The two women wear hats, gloves and necklaces and carry handbags.
Brisbane Girls Grammar pupils relaxing, Brisbane, 1914 Left to right: May Gasteen, Jean Hertzberg, Agnes Moore relaxing after an exam. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Brisbane Girls Grammar School students posing for a photograph, Brisbane, 1914 Left to right: Agnes Moore, May Gasteen, Josephine Bancroft. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Queen Street, Brisbane, ca. 1908 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 Queensland and was later joined by hi... More