Distant Lines: Queensland voices of the First World War digital story

In 2015, State Library mounted a large and successful exhibition. Distant Lines: Queensland voices of the First World War  was a major deliverable of the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation legacy project, and proudly supported by the Queensland Government.

Distant Lines banner, South Bank, Brisbane, April 2015

Distant Lines banner, South Bank, Brisbane, April 2015

The exhibition showcased the State Library’s First World War collections, and explored the experiences of Queenslanders during the difficult years of the First World War.

Open from 4 April – 15 November, Distant Lines was seen by more than 50,000 visitors over seven months.

Distant Lines 2015 - Homefront exhibition in the Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery

Distant Lines 2015 – Homefront exhibition in the Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery

A new digital story about Distant Lines is now available via the State Library One Search catalogue. As a visual record of the exhibition, this digital story takes viewers through the exhibition spaces, and curators Kevin Wilson and Robyn Hamilton explain the curatorial intent behind its design and content.

Distant Lines 2015 - Warfront exhibition in the SLQ Gallery

Distant Lines 2015 – Warfront exhibition in the SLQ Gallery

The 30227 Distant Lines, Queensland Voices of the First World War Digital Story 2015 can be viewed via our One Search catalogue, on the QANZAC100 website, and on State Library’s channels on Vimeo and YouTube.

Robyn Hamilton – QANZAC100 Content Curator, State Library of Queensland