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Wyborn Reef Light photographs and short film, 2017

Aerial view of Wyborn Reef lighthouse, Wyborn Reef, Queensland, 2017. From 31399 Dean Saffron Wyborn Reef Light short film and photographs. In copyright. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 31399-0002-0024

In 2017, freelance documentary photographer and filmmaker Dean Saffron accompanied the maintenance team from the Australian Maritime Systems Group on an excursion to the Wyborn Reef Light, located approximately 16 kilometres southeast of Albany Island on the far northern edge of the Great Barrier Reef. The lighthouse was constructed in 1938 and later upgraded in … Read more

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

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