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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

Graceville Estate, 1885 (Map of the Week)

Graceville Estate, Brisbane, 1885. 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 1885 advertises 232 allotments of land for sale at the Graceville Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Graceville. The allotments were situated along Graceville Avenue and two unnamed government … Read more

Queensland Railway Bridge Photographs

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State Library of Queensland holds a massive amount of photographic material and although the large majority of it is catalogued these collections still hold many treasures yet to be unearthed and distributed more widely. In addition to managing new acquisitions, the process of identifying, digitising and highlighting significant finds among the existing collections is a … Read more