Photograph of construction of Brisbane City Hall, Apr 1930

Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982 (1930). Photograph of construction of Brisbane City Hall, Apr 1930.

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Creator Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Title Photograph of construction of Brisbane City Hall, Apr 1930
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1930-04
Year available 2008
Contributor Mobsby, Berta (Nelly Alberta Timewell), 1885-1967
Series Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall, UQFL119:1
Type image/tiff
Format Album; sepia photograph; 13 x 21 cm.
Source Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall, UQFL119:1, page 11
Language eng
Rights Copyright expired
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall contains 12 photographs. Views include the construction of the Brisbane City Hall showing scaffolding, and the tower construction. Each photograph has a handwritten caption giving the date. The first photograph shows initial stages of construction (February 1925) and the final photograph shows completed building (April 1930).

This photo album forms part of the Daphne Mayo 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).

Nelly Alberta Timewell (Berta) Mobsby was the daughter of photographer Henry William Mobsby. She was one of Queensland's early female photographers and cinematographers.
Keyword Mobsby, Berta (Nelly Alberta Timewell), 1885-1967
Mayo, Daphne, 1895-1982
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
City Hall (Brisbane, Qld.) -- History
Brisbane (Qld.) -- History
Municipal buildings -- Queensland -- Brisbane

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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Created: Tue, 19 Feb 2008, 08:55:45 EST by Rose Wade on behalf of Fryer Library