File F3769 - Photographs of construction of Cliffside Flats

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Photographs of construction of Cliffside Flats


  • 1936-1937. (Creation)

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1 dvd + 1 proof sheet

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Amy Selma Wilde was born 12 May 1892. She married Harold William Dore on 22 September 1915.

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Doris Regina Wilde was born at South Brisbane on 1 October 1895. Married Charles Booth on 14 May 1919. In 1923 Doris took a share in four trade-stores and became a licensed recruiter of labour. She secured her own miner's rights in 1924. Doris Booth went on to become a successful mine-manger and company director, Member of the Upper House in Papua New Guinea, and women's activist. She died on 4 November 1970 in Brisbane.

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Previously catalogued as: Photographs of construction of Cliffside Flats, 1936-1937

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Cliffside Apartments, also know as Cliffside Flats, is a heritage-listed apartment block located at Kangaroo Point, Brisbane. In 1936, goldminer and New Guinea expatriate Doris Regina Booth (nee Wilde) commissioned Cliffside Flats in South Brisbane, designed by local architect Ronald Martin Wilson. Her sister, Selma Dore, oversaw the construction and photographed the site at various stages throughout the project. The apartment block was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 27 February 2004. This file comprises a DVD of high-resolution scans of 23 photographs, with proof sheet.

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Pre-1955 photographs: copyright expired.

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  • English

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Revised, Linda Justo, 2-Jul-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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