Collection of Queensland glass lantern slides now digitised
State Library of Queensland recently digitised and made available online a collection of seventy-six glass magic lantern slides. The hand coloured slides, from ca.1910, take the viewer on a tour of locations across Queensland including Brisbane, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Alton Downs, Adavale, Clermont, Capella, Gracemere and Mount Tibrogargan.
Crowds gathered at Queenslands first Government House, Brisbane, ca. 1910. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image Central Queensland school children outside the schoolhouse, Queensland ca. 1910. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 29583-0001-0006
Unfortunately we have been unable to identify some of the locations depicted. If you are able to identify these mystery places please let us know.
This collection of glass lantern slides can be viewed via our One Search catalogue.
Myles Sinnamon - Engagement Officer, State Library of Queensland