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Watson's Queensland album of photographic scenery

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085A

Scope and Contents

A commercial album containing ten mounted prints mainly 205 x 150 mm, with printed title page and captions. Published by Watson and Co., Queen Street, Brisbane. Photographed by John Watson.


  • Creation: 1873


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Biographical / Historical

John Watson was a commercial photographer. He was active in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from 1855 to circa 1875. Watson had studios in: Edward Street, North Brisbane 1855 (this was a branch of Glaisters, Sydney); Queen Street, Brisbane, 1862-1875; Stanley Street, South Brisbane 1874.


10 item(s) (10 images)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche number 17.


This item level description was entered by MJC and NE using information from the original typescript catalogue.


John Watson and Co

Includes index.
2006-08-02 09:02:49+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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