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Richter Estate, Annerley, 1889 (Map of the Week)

This real estate map from 1889 advertises land for sale at the Richter Estate, located in the Brisbane suburb of Annerley. The allotments were situated along Ipswich Road, Richter Street (now Devon Street) and two unnamed roads (Ferndale Street and Cracknell Road). Extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers. “This splendid estate situated about two … Read more

Ashgrove East, Section 1, Brisbane, 1889 (Map of the Week)

Plan of Ashgrove East section no. 1 Main Waterworks Road. 1 Main Waterworks Road. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This real estate map from 1889 advertises 149 allotments of land for sale at the Ashgrove East estate in the Brisbane suburb of Ashgrove. The allotments were situated along Waterworks Road, Devonshire Street, Exeter … Read more

Indooroopilly Township, Brisbane, 1889 (Map of the Week)

Indooroopilly Township adjoining the Nelson Estate : for sale on the ground Saturday June 29th, 1889, at 2.30 p.m. sharp. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This Brisbane real estate map from 1889 is advertising over 288 allotments of land for sale at the Indooroopilly Township in the suburb of Indooroopilly. The allotments for sale were situated along Gordon Terrace, Salisbury … Read more