Close up of Duke and Duchess of York in motorcar at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds, 8 Apr 1927

Mobsby, Henry William, 1859-1933 (1927). Close up of Duke and Duchess of York in motorcar at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds, 8 Apr 1927.

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Creator Mobsby, Henry William, 1859-1933
Title Close up of Duke and Duchess of York in motorcar at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds, 8 Apr 1927
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1927-04-08
Series Henry William Mobsby Collection, UQFL181
Type image/tiff
Format Photograph; sepia; 16 x 16 cm.
Source Henry William Mobsby Collection, UQFL181, Box 1, Folder 13, photo 43
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Abstract/Summary Henry William Mobsby was born on 17 August 1859 at Hove, Sussex, England, and came to Queensland in 1883. He had diplomas and certificates from the London Chamber of Commerce, the City and Guilds Institute, the Cripplegate Institute and the South Kensington School of Arts. Mobsby was an instructor in Decoration and Photography at the Brisbane Technical College before being appointed artist and photographer with the Department of Agriculture and Stock in 1897. In 1899, he was also appointed to the Chief Secretary's Department and the Intelligence and Tourist Bureau. Mobsby's photography gained international distinction and he officially represented Queensland at the Franco-British Exhibition in London in 1908, the Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco in 1915 (where he took a motion picture certificate course), the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924-25, and the New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition in Dunedin in 1925-26.
Keyword Mobsby, Henry William, 1859-1933 -- Archives
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002
Brisbane -- Royal visits, 1927
Photographers -- Australia
Agricultural exhibitions -- Queensland -- Brisbane
Showgrounds

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