Drawing room of the residence connected to the Bank of New South Wales, Brisbane View of the interior of a drawing room furnished with balloon back chairs, armchairs and a writing bureau. The walls are papered ... More
Nell sitting at her writing desk in the living room, Queensland, 1915 Inside an Edwardian living room. The owner has a writing desk covered with battenburg lace doilies. Adjacent is an upright piano with candle... More
Chair caught in flood debris at Blackall, Queensland, 1906. Chair from the Northampton Hotel washed up as debris in the Barcoo River, Blackall, Queensland.
Ornamental glassware arranged on tables ready for sale, Brisbane, ca. 1935 Crystal sets, vases, tableware, pictures and ornaments are among the array of items on the tables.
Interior of the artistic new tea rooms, opened by Griffiths Bros., in Brisbane in 1922 Readers (of Queensland Society Magazine) will be pleased to know that a dainty Cafe has just been opened by Griffiths Bros.... More
Advertisment for D. Franck's furniture store, South Brisbane, ca. 1888 D. Franck's furniture store was in Stanley Street, between Russell and Ernest Streets. The advertisement offers 'furniture on time payments... More
Returned soldiers in the workshop of the Kangaroo Point Hospital, 1917 Carpentry was one of the forms of rehabilitation for injured soldiers.
Interior of Williamson Brothers store in Brisbane Left to right: Vince de Hayr, Norman Williamson, Bill Kuhn, George Williamson and Joan Mitchell. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Group portrait of three girls and two boys, Brisbane, 1890-1900 Studio portrait of five children. The oldest boy stands in the middle of the group wearing a loose fitting suit, while his younger brother stands ... More
Wedding breakfast table setting inside the Central Hotel, Hughenden, 1905 Preparations for the Jillett-Christison wedding. (North Queensland Register, 20 November 1905).
Filmer Blume photographed in the garden at Bexley Station, ca. 1937 Flmer Blume wearing a 1930s costume with a corsage. She is seated on a cane chair.
Lydia Goodliff Sandercock, 1914 Lydia Goodliff Sandercock (nee Filsell) at her parents' home in Adelaide, 1914 age twenty-one. She later resided in Brisbane. (Description supplied with photograph).
Chairs designed and built by Ed. Rosenstengel, Brisbane, 1946 Sir Leslie Orme Wilson, former Governor of Queensland, who acted as Chairman of the Red Cross Appeal Committee during the war period, and Lady Wilso... More
Sir John Dudley Lavarack, Governor of Queensland Lieutenant-General Sir John Dudley Lavarack was Governor of Queensland from 1 October 1946 - 4 December 1957.
Lilian Pedersen relaxing at her holiday retreat in the Tweed River area, northern New South Wales. Lilian Pedersen drew a beautifully illuminated manuscript version of Henry Lawson's poem The Lights of Cobb & Co.
Group of ladies seated in the garden after an afternoon of tennis, Clayfield, 1936 The Campbell family from Clayfield. (Description supplied with photograph).
Portrait of Sarah Nicholl Sarah Nicholl (1851 - 1916) . Sarah married John Speedy, and then married Richard Levingston. Sarah is posing next to an unusual straight backed chair influenced by Rennie Mackintosh, ca. 1905.
Young woman dressed in a close fitting jacket and gathered skirt, posing next to a chair, 1870-1880 Studio portrait of a young woman wearing a close fitting short jacket, with full, gathered skirt. Under the ja... More
Paula Stafford with friends at Manly pool, ca. 1956 Paula is sitting in the lounge chair between Phyll and Jimmie McKeon. Paula's husband Beverly is standing behind her. (Description supplied with photograph). ... More
Formal table arrangement on the verandas of Montpelier, in Bowen Hills, ca. 1910 Tables arranged, set and decorated for a formal occasion on the verandahs. (Description supplied with photograph).
Library at Westbrook Station, Queensland, ca. 1898 Room at Westbrook sheep station. Furnishings include a writing desk, bookcases and a bentwood chair. The walls are decorated with portraits.
Richard Maudsley with his wife Maria Jane Studio photograph of the Maudsleys. Richard Maudsley was a grazier on the property, Undaban in Goomeri, Queensland. He came to Brisbane on the ship, Queen of the Coloni... More
Portrait of a woman and her dog, 1900-1910 Portrait of a woman dressed in a long overcoat, hat and fur scarf. Sitting beside her on a chair is a small pug dog.
Studio portrait of Queenslanders, ca. 1905. Unidentified woman and man posing in front of a studio backdrop. They may possibly be connected with the McAlpine family. The woman's dress is accessorised by a batte... More
Chairs used by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, during their Queensland visit in 1954 Chairs and an occasional table used by the Royal Family during their visit to Brisbane in 1954. ... More
Pastoralist Mr T. A. Brodie, 1904 Manager of Nive Downs Station, which was owned by the Scottish Australian Investment Company, Mr. Brodie was well known in North Queensland. He helped move the first mob of ewe... More
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
Drawing room in the Bank of New South Wales residence, Brisbane, ca. 1869 The drawing room incorporates the boudoir and features a fireplace. A patterned rug lies in front of the fireplace and several chairs ar... More
Woman posing for a portrait, leaning against a tasselled chair, 1870-1880 A member of the Curtis family, posing for a studio portrait. She is wearing a long dress made from a dark, shiny fabric, with a contrast... More
Peter and Elvira Jensen on their wedding day, ca. 1912 Peter Jensen was born in August 1891 and was the fourth son of Moreton and Maria Jensen of South Kolan, in the Burnett district. (Description supplied with... More
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association delegates, Sydney, 1953. Opening of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference in the Legislative Council Chamber in Parliament House, Sydney.
Anzac Day luncheon at the Bowen School of Arts, 1924 The Country Women's Association in Bowen providing an Anzac Day luncheon in the School of Arts in 1924. (Description supplied with photograph).
Garden scene on a property in Charters Towers, north Queensland, ca. 1904. Script under photograph reads: 'The Warden's Camp, Charters Towers.' Timber building with hip roof and extended covered verandahs. A gr... More
Teenage girl posing for a studio portrait, 1870-1880 Young woman/teenage girl posing for a studio portrait by Albert Lomer, Brisbane, in the 1870s. She is wearing a long dress, with her hair in a curled, half u... More
Group of gentlemen enjoying a drink at Winton, ca. 1895 The gentlemen are drinking at the Imperial Hotel (formerly the Dry Stage Hotel) at Winton. From left: ?, W. h. Kingdon, Mr Thompson (traveller), J. Horn, ... More
Olive Victoria Filsell Sedgley, plays the piano at her home in Taringa, Brisbane, while her sister Lydia Goodliff Filsell Sandercock watches, 1916
Ernest Edward Dawnes Lawley, Maleny, Queensland, 1951 Ernest Lawley at Alcorn's Farm after winning first prize in the State Dairy Farm Competition for zones one and two with a score of 3208 points. (Description... More
Bible armchair built by Ed. Rosenstengel, 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Rosenstengel operated out of premises located at 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, from 1922 to 1958. Rosenstenge... More
Easy chair built by Ed. Rosenstengel, 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Carved, timber-framed, arm chair with a shell-shaped back, upholstered in a Genoa velvet. Rosenstengel operated out of pre... More
Furniture for H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester built by Ed. Rosenstengel, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, 1934 The royal bedroom for H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester. A charming composition in the period, Louis XV, desig... More
Lamp and arm chair built by Ed. Rosenstengel, 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Rosenstengel operated out of premises located at 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, from 1922 to 1958. Lamp a... More
Spanish colonial dining furniture built by Ed. Rosenstengel, 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. Rosenstengel operated out of premises located at 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, from 1922 ... More
Upholstered easy chair built by Ed. Rosenstengel, 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Rosenstengel operated out of premises located at 524 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, from 1922 to 1958. De... More
Renovations at the Lady Bowen Club, Brisbane, Queensland Conversion made in 1944 as Australian Army Lady Bowen Club 'a modern and attractive hostel providing amenities for many hundreds of servicemen in town on... More
Portrait of a South Sea Islander, Bundaberg, Queensland, 1880s Portrait of a South Sea Islander wearing a suit and tie and standing near a chair with ornate engraving on the legs and sides. South Sea Islanders ... More
Young boy posing for a photograph with his baby sister or brother, 1900-1910 Young boy, wearing a sailor suit, sitting next to his younger brother or sister who is nestled in a pillow on a chair, in the early 1900s.
Main staircase, Royal Hotel, Bundaberg, 1907 The hall way and the main staircase of the Royal Hotel with a gentleman seated in a cane chair near the foyer area.
Interior of the Commercial Hotel in St George, Queensand, 1904. The coffee room of Houston's Commercial Hotel. The photograph features a long table laid with napery, glassware, cruet sets and decanters. A sideb... More