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Digitised @ SLQ : Peter Fischmann New Farm photographs ca.1990

Sherborne building with serviced rooms, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland, ca. 1980. From 31525 Peter Fischmann New Farm photographs. In copyright. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 31525-0001-0014

A collection of fourteen black and white photographs of buildings in the Brisbane inner-city suburb of New Farm, taken during the early 1990s, were recently digitised by State Library of Queensland. These images, taken by photographer Peter Fischmann, can be viewed via our One Search catalogue. Further collections by photographer Peter Fischmann 2016 Brisbane City Council Local … Read more

Digitised @ SLQ : Peter Fischmann Brisbane photographs (1978-ca.1999)

Atcherley Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland ca. 1990. From 31524 Peter Fischmann Brisbane photographs. In copyright John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 31524-0001-0005

A collection of twenty-four black and white photographs of streets and buildings in Brisbane’s CBD, Teneriffe, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, Annerley and Norman Park were recently digitised by State Library of Queensland. These images were taken between 1978 and 1999 by photographer Peter Fischmann and include buildings such as the New York Hotel on Queen … Read more

Wedding Reception at Nick’s Cafe – Do You Know These People?

Wedding reception at Nick’s Cafe, Elizabeth St., Brisbane, ca. 1950s. A recent donation to the John Oxley Library includes this wonderful photograph of a wedding reception which was held at Nick’s Cafe in Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, during the 1950s.  Unfortunately the bride and groom, standing at the rear of the group, are unidentified and we … Read more

Brisbane’s Vietnamese Community Photographs (2005)

Lion dancing at the Phat Da Monastery in Inala during the 30th Anniversary of the Vietnamese refugee settlement in Queensland. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 6317-0001-0228

In August 2005, the Vietnamese community commemorated the 30th anniversary of Vietnamese refugee settlement in Queensland. The first group of 326 refugees from Vietnam arrived in Brisbane on 9 August 1975. A number of special events were held to mark this special anniversary, including a cocktail reception hosted by Lord Mayor Campbell Newman at Brisbane’s … Read more