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Greenfields Estate, Graceville, 1926 (Map of the Week)

Greenfields Estate, Graceville, 1926. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1926 advertises 43 allotments of land for sale at the Greenfields Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Graceville. The allotments were situated along Strong Avenue, Magee Street, Margaret Street (now Tweedale Stree) and John Street (now Allardyce Street). Prior to the sale extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers. “These … Read more

Indooroopilly Park Estate, Indooroopilly, 1921 (Map of the Week)

Indooroopilly Park Estate, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1921 advertises 122 allotments of land for sale at the Indooroopilly Park Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly. The allotments were situated along Essex Road, Carrington Road, McCaul Street, Turner Street, Victoria Street and Saunders Street. Prior to the sale extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers. “Close to … Read more

Digitised @ SLQ – Barnard, Lawrence and Loane Family glass plate negatives

Customs House in Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland ,1900s. 30865 Barnard, Lawrence and Loane Family glass slides. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 30865-0001-0002

State Library recently digitised a selection of 50 glass plate negatives from the Barnard, Lawrence and Loane Family glass plate negatives collection. This collection of images taken around Queensland came to the Library unidentified and undated, but thanks to the ingenuity of our staff we have been able to identify some of these images, including … Read more

Surry Hill Estate, Coorparoo, 1924 (Map of the Week)

Surry Hill Estate, Coorparoo, 1924. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

This real estate map from 1924 advertises 101 allotments of land for sale at the Surry Hill Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Coorparoo. The allotments were situated along Shakespeare Street, Welwyn Crescent, Letchworth Road, Howard Street, Mackay Street, Regal Street, Rees Avenue and Macaulay Street. Prior to the sale extensive publicity was published in … Read more