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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2775 Collections and/or Records:

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Bridge Street, 1870

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/70
Scope and Contents

238 x 175 mm. A view west along Bridge Street (from the Macquarie Street end) looking down into the town with St Phillip’s Church visible on the skyline on Church Hill.

Dates: 1870
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bridge Street, Sydney, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086K/13
Scope and Contents

A view looking down Bridge Street towards the Domain gates from George Street. On the right hand side of the street can be seen the ornate stone façade of the North Queensland Insurance Co.'s building (later the Burns Philp building), the Royal Exchange, the Lands Office, and in the distance the Chief Secretary's Office (now Department of Works).

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bridge Street, Sydney, looking east from George Street, 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086M/9
Scope and Contents

A view looking down Bridge Street towards the Domain gates. On the right hand side of the street can be seen the ornate stone façade of the North Queensland Insurance Co. building (later the Burns Philip building), the Royal Exchange, the Lands Office, and in the distance, the Chief Secretary's Office (now the Department of Works).

Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bridgewater on the Adelaide and Melbourne Railway, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3082A/28
Scope and Contents

260 x 200 mm. A view across country, with two stone houses in foreground. Bridgewater is 23 miles by rail east of Adelaide in the Mount Lofty Ranges. In 1850 the district was one of the chief wheat growing areas in South Australia, and in 1852 a watermill was built by John Dunn, who named the town; the mill can be seen on the left below the large white building.

Dates: 1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bridging the Caboolture, 1873

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085A/8
Scope and Contents

205 x 150 mm. The picture shows the early stages of building a wooden bridge with the main struts and the larger horizontal supports in place. With two figures on the bridge, and three lying on the grass in the foreground.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brigalows, near Dalby, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085O/25
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. Photograph of a copse of Brigalows. Brigalow is an Aboriginal Australian name for a type of acacia found in New South Wales and Queensland and was used by them for making spears and boomerangs.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brighton Beach, 1885 - 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/63
Scope and Contents

198 x 146 mm. A view of the beach, with families paddling and swimming. Brighton a southern suburb of Melbourne, lies on the coast on the eastern side of Port Phillip.

Dates: 1885 - 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Brisbane

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085U
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs measuring mainly 90 x 63 mm. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1950 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Brisbane, 1909

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Queensland/100-106
Scope and Contents

Monochrome postcards.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/190
Scope and Contents

261 x 203 mm. A view looking along the Brisbane River, showing Petrie’s Bight and wharves, with shipping moored along the river, and with the Metropolitan Baths in the foreground. Photograph by George P. Wright. Another print of the same photograph occurs in Y3085C/7. It is likely that all the Brisbane photographs are by Wright, although only Plates 190, 191 and 198 are positively identified.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/194
Scope and Contents

121 x 99 mm. A view looking across the Brisbane River towards a wharf piled high with timber, with houses beyond. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/195
Scope and Contents

129 x 100 mm. A view looking along the Brisbane River bank with houses on the hill beside the river. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/196
Scope and Contents

127 x 100 mm. A view looking along the Brisbane River outside Brisbane, with woods reaching to the water edge and a house at the extreme left of the picture. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/197
Scope and Contents

129 x 100 mm. A view looking between trees, across the Brisbane River towards an iron bridge in the distance. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane Cathedral, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085Q/2
Scope and Contents

200 x 250 mm. View of the pulpit from in front of the lectern, with some choir stalls visible.

Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane Cathedral showing Chapel, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085Q/3
Scope and Contents

200 x 250 mm. Photograph taken through arches, showing a side chapel.

Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane Cathedral showing pulpit and Lord's Table, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085Q/1
Scope and Contents

200 x 250 mm. A view up the nave towards the altar.

Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane from Kangaroo Point, 1888 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/122
Scope and Contents

150 x 85 mm. A view looking across from the south bank of the river towards the Botanical Gardens, with Parliament House rising above the tree line.

Dates: 1888 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane from One Tree Hill, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/7746
Scope and Contents

350 x 250 mm. No print.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane from the Bowen Terrace, 1873

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085A/10
Scope and Contents

390 x 133 mm. A panoramic view looking over a curve in the river, showing mainly residential houses. There is some evidence of industrial growth with two factories visible, and merchant ships moored along the river on the farther bank. The Parliament House can be seen, left of centre, in the distance.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane-from Toorak, 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085E/27
Scope and Contents

235 x 180 mm. An almost identical photograph to Y3085B/2, but taken nearer to Breakfast Creek, and showing the bridge across the Creek. The extent of building out from Brisbane in the intervening years can be seen.

Dates: 1886
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane from Wickham Terrace, No 1, 1873

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085B/9
Scope and Contents

460 x 175 mm. A panoramic photograph consisting of two prints. A view looking towards the river and showing the side on which most of the building and commerce was taking place.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane from Wickham Terrace, No 2, 1873

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085B/10
Scope and Contents

460 x 175 mm. A panoramic photograph which is a continuation of the previous plate. The large street running down towards the river on the left hand photograph is Edward Street, and the Parliament houses can be seen in the middle distance in the right hand print.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

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

 Fonds
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.

Dates: 1875
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Brisbane River, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/192
Scope and Contents

253 x 197 mm. A view looking along the river outside Brisbane, probably at Milton, with Hill End Point at the left of the picture (compare with Y3085I/11).

Dates: 1870 - 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).