Photograph of construction of Brisbane City Hall September, 1926

Mayo, Daphne, 1895 - 1982 (1926). Photograph of construction of Brisbane City Hall September, 1926.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895 - 1982
Title Photograph of construction of Brisbane City Hall September, 1926
Publication date 1926-09
Contributor Mobsby, Bertha, 1899-
Series Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall, UQFL119:1
Type image/tiff
Format Photograph; b&w; 13 x 8cm
Source Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall, UQFL119:1, Image 3
Language eng
Rights Copyright expired
Subject 310000 Architecture, Urban Environment and Building
Abstract/Summary Construction of the Brisbane City Hall showing scaffolding, cars and cranes. McGuires Hotel can be seen in foreground and horses with carts. Bertha Mobsby was the daughter of photographer Henry William Mobsby. She was one of Queensland's early female photographers and cinematographers. In this photograph album, each photograph has a handwritten caption giving the date. First photograph shows initial stages of construction (February 1925). Final photograph shows completed building (April 1930). This photo album forms part of: Daphne Mayo manuscript collection, UQFL119 which is held in the Fryer Library. Daphne Mayo, sculptor, created the tympanum and Concert Hall frieze for the Brisbane City Hall (1927-1930)
Keyword Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
City Hall (Brisbane, Qld.) -- History
Municipal buildings -- Queensland -- Brisbane
Brisbane (Qld.) -- History
Scaffolding
Cranes, derricks, etc
Automobiles
McGuires Hotel
Horses
Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982

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