View from River Terrace above the South Brisbane Coal wharves, ca. 1889. Sailing ship with barges and the steam ship, Iceburg in the middle of the photograph.
Eagle Street Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1880 Wharves on the Town Reach of the Brisbane River in the late 1870s, early 1880s.
Scouts aboard a sailing boat in the the harbour at Thursday Island, ca. 1935 Scouts from the Torres Straits aboad the ship Caroline.
South Sea Islanders on a sailing ship at Bundaberg. South Sea Islander labourers arriving at Bundaberg, Queensland, on a large, three-masted sailing ship. Labour trade ship May at Bundaberg. The three-masted 23... More
Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna (Ship) The 'Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna' in full sail. Most likely named after Grand Duchess Maria Nicholaevna, born 26 June 1899, daughter of Tsar Nicholas the second of Rus... More
View of Petrie Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1888 This was the commercial hub of Brisbane in the 1880's. New wharves, both commercial and municipal, were being built, along with larger warehouses along Eagle Street. Of ... More
Sailing ships anchored at Stanley Wharf, South Brisbane, ca. 1890. S. S. Alliance in the foreground. Sailors taking in the top sails aloft.
Indus (ship) anchored in the South Reach of the Brisbane River, Brisbane, 1876 View of the Indus at anchor in the Brisbane River. The first permanent Victoria Bridge, which had a revolving mechanism to allow sh... More
Drawing of migrants disembarking from a ship, ca. 1885 Drawing of a tightly-presseed crowd on a wharf and migrants disembarking from a ship, ca. 1885. Figures carry boxes and hold umbrellas. Women are assisted ... More
Young Australia breaking up on Moreton Island, Queensland Young Australia wrecked on North Point, Moreton Island. Wooden boat broke up.
Bloomfield River Sugar Company Wharf, ca. 1884. The wharf was erected on the north side of the Bloomfield River, at its mouth. [Description supplied with photograph] The image shows a large sailing ship moored ... More
British Marine Camp on Somerset Hill, Cape York, Queensland, 1866.Three small married men's cottages are visible on the left, the barracks in the centre and the hospital far right. A sailing ship is moored in t... More
Brisbane wharves from Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, 1878 People sitting in a garden with a view across the Brisbane River from Kangaroo Point to the wharves on the Town Reach.
Doon (ship) This was the first vessel to use the South Brisbane dry dock. The ship has just been floated out into the river. Another ship is in the dry dock. (Description supplied with photograph).
Scene at Jetty Wharf, Townsville, Queensland, 1901 Ships in port from left to right: Perthshire, 5,530 tons; Maltese Cross, 2,000 tons; Barcoo, 1,605 tons; Innamincka, 2,501 tons; Tourist (barque) 774 tons; Bar... More
Ships at the wharf in Townsville, surrounded by a hand illustrated frame, 1913. Sir Robert Philp was a politician and Premier of Queensland from 07 December 1899 until 17 September 1903. He was also a founder o... More
Sailing ships laying at anchor in the harbour, Bundaberg, ca. 1894 Bundaberg is situated at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. Four hours drive north from Brisbane, Bundaberg is located in the heart of... More
Boat racing on Burnett River, Bundaberg, ca. 1903 Boat racing on the river. Spectators are sitting on the river banks. The wharf is also in the background.
Early view of buildings on Queens Wharf Road, Brisbane, ca. 1870 View of the Government Stores and Queens Wharf Road from a vacant block of land, around 1870. Two sailing ships are moored in the Brisbane River,... More