Item Item 78 - Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall

Identity area

Reference code

UQFL119-Series F-Item 78

Title

Photograph album of construction of Brisbane City Hall

Date(s)

  • 1925-1930 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

1 album (12 photographs) ; 13 x 21 cm.

Context area

Name of creator

(1885-1967)

Biographical history

Bertha Mobsby was the daughter of photographer Henry William Mobsby. She was one of Queensland's early female photographers and cinematographers. Daphne Mayo, sculptor, created the tympanum and Concert Hall frieze for the Brisbane City Hall (1927-1930).

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Scope and content

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). Inside cover page contains handwritten inscription : B. Mobsby, 8.11.30, Station Rd., Indooroopilly, Queensland.

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Accruals

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright expired.

Language of material

  • English

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Digitised in 2008. View the photographs via the UQ eSpace Series Photograph album of Construction of Brisbane City Hall, UQFL119:1 [link]

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Note

Parcel 9 Item 1

Alternative identifier(s)

Alma MMS ID

991007389639703131

Millennium Local System Number

.b21709233

OCLC Number

1058707703

Libraries Australia ID

26357817 ; 63023371

Former call number

UQFL119:1

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Status

Final

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 4-Nov-2020. Created, AM, 26-May-2020.

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