Barges in the Brisbane River, wrongly captioned as "dredges". (The original photograph caption makes reference to the Harbours and Marine Department)
Tugboat in the Brisbane River, wrongly captioned as a dredger. (The original photograph caption makes reference to the Harbours and Marine Department.)
A barge on the Brisbane River, wrongly captioned as "dredges". (The original photograph caption makes reference to the Harbours and Marine Department.)
Angela Casey, Enid Maxted, Albi Maxted and Mrs Maxted at Doomben Races, Brisbane, 20 May 1933 George Maxted owned Yeddo, a Japanese style house, at New Farm. Yeddo was brought piece by piece from Japan and was ... More
Bridge building at the Royal Australian Engineers camp at Enoggera, Brisbane Pontoon built from barrelscrossing the Pine River at North Pine. (Description supplied with photograph.).
1933 Ford truck. A Canadian-built, Ford chassis possibly assembled in Australia by Ford Geelong. Load capacity, 3 tons. Bryce Limited was a large Brisbane transport firm.
Lithograph of St Mary's Catholic Church at South Brisbane published in The Queenslander, 1893 Simkin and Ibler, architects and civil engineers were responsible for the erection of St Mary's Church at South Bris... More
Daniel Edward Evans and J. Deakin at an EDCO (Evans Deakin and Company) picnic at Lone Pine, 1930 EDCO picnic in November 1930. Founders D.E. Evans and J. Deakin. (Description supplied with photograph). In 1910... More
Members of the Women's Auxiliary Transport Service receiving training, Brisbane, 1940 Members of the Women's Auxiliary Transport Service receiving instruction in the maintenance of a motor car engine from Mr. G... More
Breakfast Creek Bridge, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1889 Small boat moored in Breakfast Creek, under the Breakfast Creek Bridge near Newstead, Brisbane, Queensland, around 1889, looking towards the site of Newstead House.
Mooney Memorial Fountain, Brisbane, 1879 The fountain at the corner of Queen and Eagle Streets was erected by the Brisbane City Council in 1879 as a drinking fountain. It had no association with the monument to... More
Preparing for an exhibition of photographs depicting war damage in Europe, Brisbane, November 1941 Preparations for an exhibition of the seventy photographs showing war damage, sent to the Courier Mail by the L... More
State Library of Queensland caption : Justice Hugh Macrossan being sworn in, Brisbane, 1940. Comment : this actually shows Neal Macrossan, at left.
Presentation of the Tattersall's Cup at Ascot Racecourse, Brisbane, 1933 The presentation of the Tattersall's Cup by W. J. Healy at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 19th August 1933. Included in the group are commi... More
American soldiers gambling in Brisbane. View from above of American soldiers playing craps, a gambling game with dice. The men are gathered in a circle around the money.
Passengers posing on a ferry at the Edward Street ferry terminal, Brisbane, 1890. The ferry is the 'Steam Punt Advance'. (Description supplied with photograph.).
View of Newstead House taken from the mouth of Breakfast Creek, ca. 1905 Looking towards the house, with a boat moored to a post by the banks of the Brisbane River, and factory buildings in the background.
Ballerinas dancing at the Red Cross Fund, Brisbane, 1942. Pat Mead pupils dancing at a Red Cross Fund. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Funeral procession for well respected judge, Hugh Macrossan, Brisbane, 1940. Funeral procession consists of all black cars, with an open utility carrying the flower decked coffin. Spectators line both sides of ... More
Students and teachers standing outside the Cleveland School, ca. 1871 New shingles appear to be in the process of being laid on part of the roof of the school building. There are three adults and a large group ... More
Anzac Day procession through Albert Square, Brisbane, ca. 1937 It was declared that in future, Albert Square was to be known as King George Square in 1938. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Builders Brown & Broad Ltd., with their display house at the Brisbane Exhibition, ca. 1926 A Newstead Home in the course of construction. This partly constructed home was shown at the Brisbane Exhibition (Ekka)... More
Queensland team who played Melbourne, International Australian Football, 1888 Back row - H. Steuart, G. Diggles, M. McLean, W. Hutton, G. Proctor, R. Cairncross, W. Ham. Second row - H. Hogan, W. McDonald, O. L... More
Patrons at the Queensland Art Library in George Street, Brisbane Men in the photograph are from left, A. Thoroughgood; Corporal G. E. Coon; F. Courtis and J. F. Kinsella. The Queensland Art Library were situate... More
Eight Mile Plains Hotel Brisbane, ca. 1905 First listing in the Queensland Post Office Directory in 1887. A hotel by this name remained in operation until, ca. 1927, after which the local hotel was named the Gl... More
Crowd gathered for free food outside the McWhirters' building, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, on Christmas Day 1933. A large crowd of men, women and children gathered outside the McWhirters' Building (bordered by ... More
Apartments under construction, Wickham Terrace, ca. 1928. Craigston Apartments under construction at Wickham Terrace, 1927. Designed by architect Arnold Conrad, Brisbane's first high rise apartment block rose s... More
Smoke pours from the New Farm Power House, 1952 Smoke pouring from the New Farm Power House caused numerous complaints from residents. (Description supplied with photograph.).
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
Children walking along Eagle Terrace at Sandgate, Brisbane, ca. 1905 Postcard image of a dispersed group of children walking along Eagle Terrace at Sandgate (later Shorncliffe), Brisbane, ca. 1905. Houses line ... More
Elevated view of the Australian Hotel, Brisbane, ca. 1931 Constructed in 1869 on the corner of Queen Street and Albert Street, Brisbane, the Australian Hotel replaced an earlier building that was destroyed by f... More
Extensions to the Department of Lands Office, Brisbane, ca. 1885 Three-storey extensions added to the rear of the Lands Department Office in 1884/85. The Surveyor-General's Department occupied these offices, wh... More
Business staff at the Daily Mail office, Brisbane, 1904 Staff pictured from left: Messrs. W. S. South, F. G. R. Newman, H. Webb, C. Hurman, Miss E. M. Smith, P. Todd and J. F. Carberry. (Description supplied wi... More
Queensland National Bank building, Brisbane, ca. 1872. This Queensland National Bank building was the first head office, opened in this leased three story building known as Warry's Store. It was opened on 3 Jun... More
Entrance to the residence, Windermere in the Brisbane suburb of Hamilton, ca. 1890 Possibly one of the Appel family alighting from the coach.
Holland Park tram terminus on Logan Road, Brisbane ca.1929 Tram number 136 waiting at the Holland Park terminus to take passengers to Fortitude Valley in Brisbane. The terminus was near Arnold Street, just west... More
Members and friends on the Chelmer Links, 1903. Panoramic view of members and guests enjoying the official opening of the golf season.
Members of the Returned Soldiers Football Club, Brisbane, 1920 Front row: E. S. Hamshere; H. McGilvery; E. M. Stevenson (Captain and Queensland Representative); T. Tarrant (Brisbane Representative); W. E. Ricke... More
Comfortable air raid shelter, Nundah, ca. 1942 Even the dog looks comfortable in this air raid shelter, which was built by Mr J. W. Charlton of Collins Street Nundah. It is fitted with most home comforts, inclu... More
Funeral procession in Barry Parade, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, 1938 Procession of tramwaymen which preceded the funeral of the late Mr K.D. McBain, a tram conductor, and his daughter, who were victims of the A... More
Visitors' day at the South Brisbane Bowls Club, 1936 116 players attended the event organised by C. Martin. J. B. Nock was the President. Governor, Sir Leslie Wilson was in attendance. (Description supplied wi... More
Studio portrait of two young girls, Brisbane, 1900-1910. The girls are seated and wear pearl necklaces. Photograph taken by Tosca Studio, Queen Street, Brisbane.
Netleigh, the Madge family residence, Wilston, 1917 A. J. L. Madge and family outside Netleigh, 25 Watson Street, Wilston Heights, now known as Wilston. Netleigh was built, ca. 1915. (Description supplied with ... More