File F3334 - Photographs of historic European bridges

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F3334

Title

Photographs of historic European bridges

Date(s)

  • [18--] - [191-?] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 parcels.

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Name of creator

(1887-1968)

Biographical history

Romeo Watkins Lahey was a distinguished Queensland engineer. He was also a founder of the National Parks Association in Queensland in 1930, and Binna Burra Mountain Lodge in 1933. In 1960 he was awarded an MBE for his work in the establishment of national parks. He died in 1968 in Brisbane.

Archival history

Previously titled: Photographs of historic European bridges, [18--] - [191-?] / collected by Romeo Lahey.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Ann Neale.

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Scope and content

Seventy-six glass slides (8 cm x 8 cm) and 5 prints. The photographs appear to have been taken in the mid- to late-19th century and early 20th century, and imprints include Alinari, Edizioni Brogi, Edizione Inalterabile, ND Phot, X Phot, and Phototypie Labouche Freres Toulouse. The photographs were collected by Romeo Lahey during a visit to Europe after the first World War.
Each box has handwritten contents listing attached, with references to reproductions in 'Historic bridge photographs : the Lahey collection' by Colin O'Connor.
Glass slides originally contained in 9 boxes labelled 'Austral Nepera Gaslight Lantern Plates....Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd.'

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Accruals

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Revised

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 28-Jul-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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