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Gardening at the front of Aloe Villa, Toowoomba

Creator: Unidentified Location: Hume Street, Toowoomba, Queensland Description: Lady of the house pictured in the doorway of Aloe Villa, other family members standing in the garden. Many exotic plantings in the front garden. Aloe Villa is a gable-roofed cottage with a front verandah and an elongated wing to the left of the photograph. View this ...

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Entrance to old Cumbooqueepa, the residence of Thomas Blacket Stephens, South Brisbane, ca. 1872

Photographer: William Boag Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Description: T.B. Stepehens, the owner of old Cumbooqueepa, was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, a former Mayor of Brisbane, and (for ten years) proprietor of the Brisbane Courier newspaper. He also ...

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Fern-filled Conservatory at Bowen Park, Brisbane, ca. 1890

Creator: Poulsen, P. C. Location: Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland Description: The Conservatory at the Acclimatisation Gardens in Bowen Park, filled with various ferns and plants, big and small. Caption: Acc. Gard. Conservatory. Brisbane. P. C. Poulsen, Photo 18. View this ...

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Family having tea in a garden, 1910-1920

Photographer: Unidentified Location: Queensland, Australia View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/132962 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/ Posted by State Library of Queensland, Australia on 2010-11-03 02:40:22 Tagged: , State Library of Queensland , ...

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Lower front garden of the Cowlishaw residence, Montpelier, Bowen Hills, ca. 1927

Creator: Unidentified Location: Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland Description: Part of Accession number: 81-3-21 View this page at the State Library of Queensland hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/61566 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/ Posted by State Library of Queensland, Australia on 2012-03-01 ...

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Garden of the old superintendant house, St. Helena, 1928

Creator: Unidentified Location: St. Helena Island, Queensland Description: The old house on the hill was used during the life of the prison by the prison’s chief warder. The front entrance faced across the water to the Wynnum shore of Waterloo ...

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Reading the paper in a Gympie garden, ca. 1871

Creator: Forster, Edward H. Location: Gympie, Queensland Description: This cottage garden has an arbour for climbing roses and various shrubs close to the house. The resident is sitting on the verandah reading the paper. The shade awnings are rolled up ...

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Ayres Bush House and Rockery Garden in Upper Mount Gravatt, Brisbane

Creator: Unidentified Location: Upper Mt. Gravatt, Queensland Description: Large succulents are planted against the wooden lattices of the bush house. View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/58713 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/ Posted by ...

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Toddler playing with a hose in a garden

Location: Fassifern, Queensland, Australia Date: ca. 1912 Description: Young girl having fun with a garden hose, against a backdrop of shrubbery and flowers. View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/98946 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: ...

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Afternoon in the garden, Sunnybank, ca. 1915

Creator: Unidentified Location: Sunnybank, Queensland Description: Gertrude, Annie Curtis and Martha Soutter (all nee Hill) in the garden of ‘Coolibah’, in front of a garden pavilion. Annie Curtis is resting her feet on a footstool which was probably made of ...

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