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Souvenir of Floods: Southern Queensland, February, 1893 – Digitised @ SLQ

Steamer in Queen Street, Brisbane, February 19. Sketch from Souvenir of floods : Southern Queensland, February, 1893. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Souvenir of floods: Southern Queensland, February, 1893 was published by the Telegraph Newspaper Company following the devastation caused by the floods. The commemorative booklet contains sketches which were initially featured in The Telegraph and The Week newspapers during the disaster. In their April 21, 1893 edition, The Telegraph reported that demand for the publication had … Read more

Drysdale Estate, Bundamba, Ipswich, 1913 (Map of the Week)

The Drysdale Estate situated on Bundamba Heights, 1913. 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 1913 advertises 164 allotments of land for sale at the Drysdale Estate, Bundamba in the city of Ipswich. The allotments were situated along Carberry Street, Bird Street, Wall Street, … Read more