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Brisbane illustrated: A series of twelve views of some of the principal public buildings and scenery of the city

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085C

Scope and Contents

A commercially produced album with printed title page and captions. Photographed and published by George P Wright, James Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.


  • Creation: 1875


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Biographical / Historical

George Parkinson Wright was a commercial photographer active in Queensland, Australia in the 1870s and 80s. Wright had studios at: Fortitude Valley 1874-78; Creek Street, Brisbane 1878-81; 162 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane 1882; Roma Street, Brisbane 1883.


12 item(s) (12 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

some fading and yellowing

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche number 17-18.


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


Wright, George Parkinson, fl 1874-1883, photographer

Includes index.
2006-08-02 09:50:02+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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