50,000 images on Picture Queensland
Picture Queensland has reached 50,000 images. The 50,000th image features Lilian Willis Snr. and other members of the Gulumba Dance Group from Townsville and Palm Island performing at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival in June 2009. The image was taken by photographer Sarah Scragg.
Picture Queensland, State Library's collection of digital images, started in 2002. The first image indexed in the collection was on 11 November 2002 at 2:08pm by Serena Coates. The photograph, titled 'Road through rainforest in the Cairns District, ca. 1890' is by an unidentified photographer. You can view these, along with the other 49,998 images on the Picture Queensland website.