Astill & Freeman's leather factory, South Brisbane, 1900 A loaded horsedrawn delivery cart in the street outside the Astill & Freeman factory (Manufacturers, Leather, Grindery & General Merchants), South Brisba... 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
Omnibuses of William Winterbottom, Hill End, Brisbane, ca. 1889 The fleet of omnibuses is stationed outside some houses at the Hill End area of West End, Brisbane. Members of the Winterbottom family pose with t... More
Thomas Heaslop General Merchants in Roma Street, Brisbane, established 1885 Horsedrawn vehicles waiting outside Heaslop's wholesale and goods entrances.
Victoria Bridge soon after completion, Brisbane, 1874. The toll house is at the entrance to the bridge. This bridge was destroyed by floodwaters in 1893.
Queen Line of Reef, Charters Towers, ca. 1878. A horsedrawn vehicle, probably a hawker of general stores and goods, is being driven around the diggings.
Early view of Eagle Street, Brisbane, ca. 1895. Postcard illustration of a busy intersection shows horsedrawn vehicles and people milling in the street. A stone drinking fountain erected in 1880, popularly know... More
J. F. Rogers' Family Butcher shop, Stones Corner, Brisbane, Queensland Roger's shop at Stones Corner. Owned by Jack Rogers, who later became the owner of the Alhambra Theatre (Description supplied with photogra... More
Queensland Deposit Bank and Building Society, Brisbane, ca. 1903. Erected in 1889 on the corner of Albert and Adelaide Streets. The cornerstone was laid by B. B. Moreton, (Chairman of the Board of Directors) on... More
View of the Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, in 1897 Image of the second permanent Victoria Bridge in Brisbane looking towards South Brisbane. A horse-drawn carriage leaves the bridge on the north bank.
McDougall's Fernberg Bread Factory, Rosalie, Brisbane, ca. 1920 J. H. McDougall's family bakery was one of the largest Brisbane Bakeries.
Wheelwrights at G. Smith's workshop, Nerang, Queensland, ca. 1912 Workers pose in front of G. Smith's workshop, Nerang, ca. 1912. Visible are their wheels, a phaeton and a bicycle lying on the ground.
Outing to the seaside, Manly foreshore, Brisbane, ca.1900 This image includes covered horse-drawn buggies and sulkies, women with parasols, and men wearing boater hats. The tide is out and several children sear... More
City view looking east from the intersection of Charlotte and Edward Streets, Brisbane, 1889 Early view of Edward Street showing buildings occupied by Crawford Stationers and a general merchant. Horsedrawn vehi... More
Funeral procession of Archbishop Robert Dunne, Brisbane, 1917 The coffin is being borne from St. Stephen's Cathedral to the hearse. (Description supplied with photograph.). Robert Dunne was the Catholic Archbi... More
Funeral procession of Archbishop Robert Dunne, Brisbane, 1917 The funeral procession leaving St. Stephen's Cathedral after the Requiem Mass. Clergy are in the foreground. (Description supplied with photograph.)... More
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
Intersection of Queen and Edwards Streets, 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... More
Looking north along Queen Street from the intersection with George Street, Brisbane, ca. 1900 Poul C. Poulsen, founder of the Poulsen Studios in Brisbane, was born in Denmark in 1857 and arrived in Sydney in 18... More
James Wieneke in a buggy, Mayfield Station, ca.1933 Two daughters of the Kidd family, Bud and Kitty on the Kidd property, Mayfield in Western Queensland in the Windorah district.
Lovelock family in a horsedrawn carriage outside Moorlands, River Road, Brisbane, ca. 1905 Horses names are Bo-Peep and Fairy. G. A. (or G. M.) with Elizabeth Lovelock (nee Austin). mother of Lizzie Lovelock (f... More
Customs House ferry leaving the wharf to cross the Brisbane River, ca. 1898 Customs House ferry departing for Kangaroo Point, on the other side.
Post office at Floraville, North Queensland, June, 1908 Frederick John Napier Thesiger, Baron Chelmsford (born August 12, 1868, London, England, died April 1, 1933, London), was sworn in as Governor of Queensla... More
Setting up camp for the evening, North Queensland, June 1908 Frederick John Napier Thesiger, Baron Chelmsford (born August 12, 1868, London, England, died April 1, 1933, London), was sworn in as Governor of Que... More
Wool teams delivering wool to the rail-head at Wyandra, Western Queensland, ca. 1924. Photograph is taken from a book produced as a Christmas gift from the Premier of Queensland and Mrs Theodore and features a ... More
View of Queen Street, Brisbane, ca. 1895. View shows pedestrians, trams and horsedrawn vehicles in bustling Queen Street. Flags are flying from several flagpoles on top of buildings on both sides of the street ... More
Activity at the Rosewood Show, 1908. A guard of honour is formed in the foreground and a crowd of well dressed patrons are watching. A tent is visible next to a band and many horsedrawn vehicles are gathered in... More
Royal visit of the Duke and Duchess of York, Brisbane, 1901 In 1901 Australia became a nation and Queensland became a Commonwealth state. Brisbane celebrated by holding a large parade in the streets after the G... More
Looking south from the block between George and Albert Streets, Brisbane, 1886. Street scene with horsedrawn vehicles and people.
Edward Street during a flood in Brisbane, 1890. Scene is the block between Mary and Margaret Streets. (Description supplied with photograph.).
Queensland Ambulance building in Herries Street, Toowoomba, ca. 1910. The ambulance officers are picutred outside the A. A. T. B. building with their horsedrawn vehicle and ambulance trolley carts.
Horse-drawn ambulance in front of the Q.A.T.B. Hospital in Ipswich, ca. 1908 Established in 1902, the Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade erected this building in Flint Street, North Ipswich ca. 1908. (Descr... More
John Hislop Undertakers, Brisbane, ca. 1902. The driver is sitting on the seat of the horse-drawn hearse, which is highly embellished and has glass inserts. The horses are draped in black mesh.
Parade float in Gatton, possibly to celebrate peace after World War I Young women in costume stand on a horse drawn dray. Flags and flowers decorate the dray, the cartwheels and the horse. The woman in the cent... More
River Road, Hamilton viewed from one of the homes on the northern bank of the Brisbane River, ca. 1936 River Road, now known as Kingsford Smith Drive looking west.
North Quay and Milton Reach of the Brisbane River Part of the White Series of postcards. The entrance to the Victoria Bridge is visible.
Family picnic at Annan River, Queensland Families gathered, dressed in casual attire, for a picnic at Annan River. Horses and buggies are visible behind the picnickers.
Funeral procession of Sir Augustus Charles Gregory, Brisbane, 1905. The funeral cortege is passing the Treasury building. (Description supplied with photograph).
Rolfe family in their horse and buggy outside their home at Redland Bay, ca. 1900 Annie Rolfe is standing next to the horse. Her husband Thomas and their twins Nellie and Emma are sitting in the buggy. There is... More
Group posing in front of butcher's shop, Coorparoo, Brisbane, ca. 1890 Taken ca. 1890 opposite Coorparoo State School in Old Cleveland Road; Mr. Uhlman (bearded man), Mr. and Mrs. Jones and child, and William (... More
Construction of the Queensland National Bank, Brisbane, 1883. The new head office building for the Queensland National Bank is covered in scaffolding and the ground floor appears to be well under construction. ... More
Dick's Creek Hotel in the Winton District, ca. 1934. Dick's Creek Hotel was located fifty miles north of Winton on the Kynuna Road. The propriotor of the hotel at this time was E. J. Anderson. (Description supp... More
View of Mosman Street, Charters Towers, Queensland, ca. 1888 Mosman Street in Charters Towers, around 1888. Timber buildings, including the Mining Exchange, line both sides of the street. Horse-drawn vehicles a... More
School children singing at Federation Celebrations Brisbane, Queensland, 1901 School children gathered on the corner of Wharf and Adelaide Streets, Brisbane, to sing 'Rouse Australians' in the Federation celebr... More
Bert Hinkler's aeroplane, G-EBOV, being towed along busy Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, Queensland, 1928 Bert Hinkler's plane, registration G-EBOV, being towed along Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, after his overseas ... More
Crowd gathers outside St. Stephen's Cathedral for the funeral of Archbishop Robert Dunne, Brisbane, 1917 Scene outside the Cathedral during the Requiem Mass. St. Stephen's Cathedral is the burial place of Archb... More
Various modes of transport travelling along Currie Street, Nambour, Queensland, 1915 Pedestrians, cyclists, horsedrawn carts, and a bullock team pulling a felled timber log, travelling along Currie Street, Namb... More
Premises of D. Sinclair's drapery shop in Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, 1901 D. Sinclair, the People's Drapers, established in 1863 by Mr D. Sinclair. (Description supplied with photograph.) D. Si... More
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
Flyer for Cannon and Cripps, Undertakers in Brisbane, Queensland, 1902 Horsedrawn hearse standing outside the Cannon and Cripps Town office at 401 George Street in Brisbane.
Gathering of townspeople at Quartz Hill, Queensland, 1905. Group of people gathered on foot, bicycle, horseback, and horsedrawn carriage at Quartz Hill in 1905. Caption: Quartz Hill, where the Georgetown and Al... More
Mud forts at Tin-Tin-Chilla Station, in the Adavale district, Queensland, ca. 1905. Tintinchilla was first taken up as Imbadulla and Injamulla by Henry St. John in 1866. These runs and several others were conso... More
Victoria Street, Mackay, Queensland, ca. 1905. Looking along Victoria Street, Mackay, from the centre of the road, around 1905. Many buildings and businesses line the street. A few horsedrawn vehicles are trave... More
Mail coach at Wallangarra enroute to Tenterfield at the Royal Hotel. James McCook was the licensee of the Royal Hotel at Wallangarra. Wallangarra is 232 miles Sout west from Brisbane by rail. It was a coaching ... More
Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, ca. 1905. Street scene showing the intersection of Brunswick Street and Wickham Street. There are buildings on both sides of the street and horsedrawn vehicles trav... More
Railway station, Ayr, Queensland, 1914 The image shows a train at Ayr Railway Station in 1914. It also shows several motor cars and horse-drawn vehicles as well as many people on foot..
Dam and canefields, Oakwood Sugar Mill, Bundaberg, Queensland, 1909 This image shows a dam at Oakwood Sugar Mill. (Description supplied with photograph.) The view also includes a man in a horse-drawn buggy, a w... More
Victoria Bridge looking from the South Brisbane end, Brisbane, ca. 1898. Part of the Raphael Tuck & Sons Collotype postcard series. This bridge was opened in 1897. (Information taken from back of postcard) The ... More
Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1893. This bridge was washed away in the floods of 1893. Part of the Intelligence and Tourist Bureau Brisbane postcard series.
Queensland Brewery in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, 1908. The three-storey building is viewed from the street and bears the name Valley Brewery in this image. The building subsequently underwent exten... More
Outside Pfingst's butcher shop in Goondiwindi, Queensland, ca. 1905. Butcher and various townspeople are photographed near the butcher's shop. Two men are leaning against a hitching post, and a group of childre... More