Brisbane Girls Grammar School - History in Pictures

2015 marks the 140th anniversary of Brisbane Girls Grammar School, an independent private school located in the Brisbane inner-city suburb of Spring Hill. The school was established in March 1875. To commemorate this milestone, we've compiled a sample of images from our collection. You can peruse a full listing of SLQ's collection of materials related to Brisbane Girls Grammar School, including images, books, school magazines, architectural plans and more, on our One Search catalogue. The school also has its own archive documenting the history of the school since its inception.

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1885. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 62819

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1885. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 62819

Miss Fewings, Head Mistress of Brisbane Girls Grammar School 1896. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 177925

Miss Fewings, Head Mistress of Brisbane Girls Grammar School 1896. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 177925

From the Roma Street Railway yards looking up to Wickham Terrace Brisbane 1897 (Brisbane Girls Grammar School is the background). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image APO-023-0001-0005

From the Roma Street Railway yards looking up to Wickham Terrace Brisbane 1897 (Brisbane Girls Grammar School is the background). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image APO-023-0001-0005

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1898. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 142447

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1898. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 142447

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1900. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 6361-0001-0004

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1900. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 6361-0001-0004

Staff, teachers and students from the Brisbane Girls Grammar school, Brisbane, Queensland, ca.1902. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24937

Staff, teachers and students from the Brisbane Girls Grammar school, Brisbane, Queensland, ca.1902. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24937

Girls in class at Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland ca. 1903. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 93595

Girls in class at Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland ca. 1903. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 93595

Theatrical performance by pupils of Brisbane Girls Grammar School 1905. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 2280

Theatrical performance by pupils of Brisbane Girls Grammar School 1905. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 2280

Teachers and students of Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1905. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24943

Teachers and students of Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1905. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24943

Girls Grammar School on Gregory Terrace, Brisbane 1906-1910. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image APE-062-0001-0002

Girls Grammar School on Gregory Terrace, Brisbane 1906-1910. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image APE-062-0001-0002

Pupils from the Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Brisbane 1913. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 93596

Pupils from the Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Brisbane 1913. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 93596

Brisbane Girls Grammar School tennis team ca. 1914. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 90890

Brisbane Girls Grammar School tennis team ca. 1914. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 90890

Group photograph of Brisbane Girls Grammar School students and staff ca. 1915. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24938

Group photograph of Brisbane Girls Grammar School students and staff ca. 1915. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24938

Miss Mackay and boarders of the Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1916. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24952

Miss Mackay and boarders of the Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1916. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24952

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1919. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image APA-004-0001-0019

Brisbane Girls Grammar School ca. 1919. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image APA-004-0001-0019

Brisbane Girls Grammar School tunnelball team 1924. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24948

Brisbane Girls Grammar School tunnelball team 1924. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 24948

Sports day at Brisbane Girls Grammar School 1932. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 108634

Sports day at Brisbane Girls Grammar School 1932. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 108634

Collage of images of Brisbane Girls Grammar School on a greetings card 1939. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 115662

Collage of images of Brisbane Girls Grammar School on a greetings card 1939. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 115662

Myles Sinnamon - Project Coordinator, State Library of Queensland

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