Germans in Queensland - History in Pictures
By JOL Admin | 6 October 2015
From the 1850's onward many German migrants left their ancestral country to settle in the new colony of Queensland. According to the 1901 Commonwealth Census, 38,352 Australians had been born in Germany. Queensland, by far and away, held the majority of those Germany-born Australians with a total figure of 13,163. State Library of Queensland holds a number of photographs documenting these German settlers and their influence on Queensland society. Below is a sample...
Wedding guests and bridal party at a German wedding, Ropeley ca. 1905. The bride was Miss Johanna Nauman, daughter of Mrs. M. Nauman, of Warwick, and the bridegroom Mr. Leopold Schultz, son of Mr. Charles Schultz, a farmer of Ropeley, near Gatton. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 96063
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