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Brisbane (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

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A Meston P.A., 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/18
Scope and Contents 150 x 105 mm. Archibald Meston (1851 - 1924) posing with an Aboriginal Australian spear. The spear is inserted into a small cup at the end of the stick, and flicked out, enabling the spear to be thrown over 100 yards. Meston was a journalist and explorer who became interested in the language and culture of the Aboriginal Australian peoples, and being a keen sportsman, was a practiced thrower of the boomerang and spear. From 1898 to 1903 he was protector of Aboriginal Australians in Southern...
Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Arch, George St Brisbane (Caption on print), 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/11
Scope and Contents

205 x 155 mm. A view of the arch, with the crowds in front and the Lamington Hotel behind.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/19
Scope and Contents

105 x 150 mm. An Aboriginal Australian about to hurl a spear.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/20
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. A group of Aboriginal Australians wrestling, while one man wearing a kangaroo skin stands in the background.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/21
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. A continuation from Y3085J/20. Aboriginal Australians sit on the ground or stand, some with boomerangs, while a man in a kangaroo skin crouches with his back to the camera.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/22
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Showing Aboriginal Australians with raised hands, with a man dressed in a kangaroo skin to their right.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/23
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Showing Aboriginal Australians doing gymnastics, with men doing handstands over a line on their hands and feet.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/24
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Showing Aboriginal Australians on their hands and knees, while a man in a kangaroo skin leaps between them.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/25
Scope and Contents

205 x 130 mm Showing a line of Aboriginal Australians holding spears, boomerangs and painted shields.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/26
Scope and Contents

205 x 130 mm. Showing a group of Aboriginal Australians in a semi-circle around a man wearing kangaroo skin. The sequence of photographs possibly represents a symbolic hunt, although Wallace, who describes the event in ‘The Web of Empire’, makes no specific mention of it.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/27
Scope and Contents

155 x 110 mm. Photograph showing a mock fight between A. Meston (see Y3085J/18) and an Aboriginal Australian. Photograph blurred through movement.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 1, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/12
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. First of a series of five photographs taken from the same viewpoint showing the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist. The foundation stone at the right, with churchmen and choir in centre. The Duke and Duchess have just arrived, and onlookers raise their hats as they pass by.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 2, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/13
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. The ceremony in progress. The Duke bends over the stone and applies mortar, while the Duchess stands to his right with umbrella. The Bishop of Brisbane stands next to the Duke. (Bishop William Thomas Thornhill Webber, 1837 - 1903).

Dates: 1901-05
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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 3, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/14
Scope and Contents

205 x 140 mm. A hymn is sung while the stones are joined.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 4, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/15
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. The end of the ceremony, with children filing away. This is in fact the last in the series and should be preceded by Y3085J/16.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Anglican Cathedral Foundation Stone 5, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/16
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. The Duke and Duchess sit to the right of the foundation stone, during an address by the Bishop of Brisbane.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Botanic Gardens and Government House, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085B/3
Scope and Contents

227 x 175 mm. A view of the gardens, with Government House in the background, largely obscured by trees.

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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Botanical Gardens, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/193
Scope and Contents

235 x 186 mm. A view showing palm trees of various sorts in the gardens, with an unidentified house in the background.

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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Botanical gardens, Brisbane, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/199
Scope and Contents

138 x 99 mm. A view showing palms and other shrubs in the Botanical Gardens.

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).
 Sub-Series

Brisbane, 1909

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

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

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

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

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).
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Brisbane Cathedral, 1920

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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