Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueQUEENSLAND - Topographicals by Region/Town
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - QUEENSLAND - Topographicals by Region/Town
Collection arranged by region - no Brisbane or Suburbs - with numerous shots of small towns, public buildings, churches, agriculture, cane cutting & sugar mills including Kanakas (labourers introduced from the Pacific Islands) x3, mining, etc, also floods, events, advertising card for Francis Hopkins Jeweller & Optician (Townsville), interesting early Gold Coast group, strong North Queensland section with Thursday Island x7, Magnetic, Palm & South Molle Islands, many real photo types including "Preparing a Copper Chamber for Square Sets...Mt Morgan", A Bevy of Babies at Rockhampton Hospital & some great Outback subjects, also some mostly small photographs including nice Gympie & Mount Isa groups & some aviation-related, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. An outstanding opportunity to acquire the basis for a major collection. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.
BRISBANE & SUBURBS: Album with many Brisbane streetscapes including some more unusual types & a number with Trams, hotels, public buildings etc, many of the Brisbane River including boating & wharves, cards of Manly, Sandgate & Wynnum etc, many real photo types, also some small photographs, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.
TOWNSVILLE: Very early undivided backs with sepia photos on yellow stock, minor blemishes, unused.
No longer available
TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS: "Climbing for Cocoanuts" [sic], "Albany Pass...from Jardines" & real photo of "Native Village York [sic] Island", very fine unused. Ex Bronte Watts.