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Photographic views: Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085E

Scope and Contents

Commercially produced album with printed title page giving picture captions. Prints are mainly 260 x 200 mm; most are of Brisbane. Photographer unknown, probably by various hands. Plate 4 is captioned on print: 'S. Lomer and Co.'.


  • Creation: 1860 - 1886

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62 item(s) (62 images)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

the album has suffered considerable dirt and water damage, badly marking some prints, and in several cases sticking pages together. The prints on these pages are beyond salvage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Royal Colonial Institute by the Government of Queensland, May 1889.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche number 18-20.

Related Materials

In all probability, these photographs are those exhibited as No. 19 of class 5 at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition 1886 in 'Lomar, A. (sic) and Co., Brisbane 'Views of Brisbane and District', copy of album held at FCO.


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



Includes index.
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