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Given Terrace Estate, Paddington, 1920 (Map of the Week)

By JOL Admin | 10 May 2019

This real estate map from 1920 advertises land for sale at the Given Terrace Estate. The allotments were situated along Given Terrace, Ewart Street, Central Avenue and Alma Street.

Given Terrace Estate, Paddington, 1920. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

The auction was schedule to take place on 21 August 1920. Extensive publicity was published in Brisbane newspapers.

"Within a few yards of either Paddington or Rosalie Trams. This charming estate offers a special opportunity to anyone requiring a residence close to the penny section and within easy walking distance of Roma Street. With glorious views, easy access, and perfect drainage." (The Telegraph, 19 August 1920, p.12)

Advertisement for the Given Terrace Estate, The Telegraph, 19 August 1920, p.12

A higher resolution image of this map can be viewed and downloaded through our One Search catalogue.

Prints of this map are also available through the Library Shop.

You can browse a compendium of our previous maps of the week on our blog.

Browse our collection of digitised real estate maps on Historypin.

Find your Paddington house in the Frank and Eunice Corley collection

From the 1960s to the 1970s, Frank and Eunice Corley drove the suburban streets of Queensland in their pink Cadillac, taking photographs of houses and selling them to homeowners. A database containing over 61,000 photographs can now be searched and viewed online. There are 294 photographs for the suburb of Paddington.

M29 Central Avenue, Paddington. From 6169 Frank and Eunice Corley House Photographs. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Image 6169-1548-0003

More Paddington real estate maps:

Myles Sinnamon – Engagement Officer, State Library of Queensland


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