• # 32987

    NEWSTEAD, Adrian (curator)

    Gelam nguzu kazi – Dugong my son. The first exhibition of limited edition linocuts by the artists of the Mualgau Minaral Artist Collective from Mua Island in the Torres Strait

    Mua Island, Torres Strait via Thursday Island, QLD : Kubin Community Council, 2001. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (sticker abrasion mark lower wrapper), pp. 64, illustrated. An exhibition organised for the Kubin Community Council by The Australian Art Print Network.

  • # 32983

    BUTLER, Sally

    Our way : contemporary Aboriginal art from Lockhart River

    Brisbane : University of Queensland Press, 2007. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. xxv; 136, extensively illustrated. The ‘Art Gang’ (a work gang whose occupation is art work and related activities), as they are known locally and now more widely, emerged in 1995. They are supported and work professionally through the Lockhart River Community Art …

  • # 32672

    TURNER, Simon

    Mornington Island Arts & Crafts Centre Gununa, Mornington Island

    Brisbane, Qld. : Woolloongabba Art Gallery, 2005. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 30, illustrated, includes an essay by Simon Turner titled “Jidmaa Thuwathu – Rainbow serpent rising”. Related brochure enclosed. The artists are Arnold Watt, Billy Kooraubabba, Bradley Wilson, Darryl Williams, Emily Evans, Gordon Watt, Joelene Roughsey, John Williams, Joseph Watt, Lance Gavenor, Jonathon Toby, Lex …

  • # 32707


    [LEPORELLO] Views of Toowoomba, Queensland

    [Drop title]. [Printed in Germany, probably 1880-85]. Leporello album. Octavo (1188 x 140 mm), original cloth-backed blue pebbled cloth over boards (rubbed, edges somewhat worn), upper board lettered and decorated in gilt, containing a 10-panel accordion foldout with 20 lithographed views (after photographs) of Toowoomba and environs: general view of the town, Ruthven Street (x2), …

  • # 32781

    JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO. ; [LEIGHTON, Stanley, 1837-1901]

    Studio portrait of Stanley Leighton, English barrister and colonial artist. Melbourne, 1868.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 104 x 63 mm (mount), recto with fully contemporary inscription in ink across the bottom margin ‘Stanley Leighton July 1868’; verso with the gilt imprint of ‘Johnstone, O’Shannessy & Co., Photographers to H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh K.G. and to His Excellency the Governor, 3 Bourke St. East, Melbourne’; …

  • # 32412

    WATSON, John (attributed)

    Two men in staged combat. Brisbane, late 1860s.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 82 x 58 mm, mounted on section of a nineteenth-century album page; the print is in fine condition, and the mount is free from foxing. Although Thomas Bevan, Daniel Marquis and Samuel Duesbury were also taking studio photographs of indigenous subjects in Brisbane during the 1860s and early …

  • # 32644

    WALTERS, Howard Arnold (words); STERNE, Laurie Annette (music); QUEENSLAND COUNTRY WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION

    [SHEET MUSIC] My creed.

    / The words by Howard Arnold Walters. The music by Laurie Annette Sterne. Dedicated to Ruth B. Fairfax, State President of the Queensland Country Women’s Association, May 1931. At head of title: “I would be Friend to All – The Foe – The Friendless”. Brisbane : The Read Press Pty. Ltd., Ann St., Valley [for …

  • # 30077

    SINCLAIR, James

    [NEW GUINEA] Steamships Trading Company 1918-2008 : a history. (Limited edition)

    Palm Cove, Qld. : Plantone Pty. Ltd., 2008. ‘This presentation copy is one of a limited edition of 200’ (half title). Folio (370 x 280 mm), deluxe binding of half navy crushed morocco over white cloth with company insignia to upper board, spine in compartments with gilt lettering and decoration; endpaper maps, 468 pp, profusely …

  • # 32293

    WATSON, John

    Studio portrait of a man holding a felt hat. Brisbane, circa 1865.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 102 x 63 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘J. Watson, Photographic Artist. Queen Street, Brisbane’; both the albumen print and mount are in very good condition. A full-length portrait of a man – quite possibly a farmer – standing a little awkwardly and holding his soft felt …

  • # 32057

    Photographer unknown.

    Road gang at work, Southern or Central Queensland, circa 1885.

    Albumen print photograph, 190 x 235 mm, laid down on its original album leaf (now split); fully contemporary caption in ink beneath image ‘Road Gang’; a very strong print with excellent clarity and tonal range; offsetting around edges, otherwise in fine condition. This photograph came with a group of Queensland views originally sourced from the …

  • # 32050

    Photographer unknown.

    View of Albert Street, Brisbane, circa 1885.

    Albumen print photograph, 185 x 235 mm, laid down on its original album leaf (now split); fully contemporary caption in ink beneath image ‘Albert Street, Brisbane’; some pale scattered foxing in the upper half of the print, otherwise a strong print with excellent clarity and tonal range, in good condition. A fine, animated streetscape view …

  • # 31905

    Photographer unknown.

    Aboriginal men assembled for a public display. Brisbane, circa 1901.

    Albumen print photograph, 140 x 200 mm, laid down on its original card mount; no photographer’s imprint; a very strong print with excellent tonal range and clarity, in fine condition. This possibly unique photograph shows a group of over twenty men dressed and painted for ceremony. Assembled in a single line that stretches across an …

  • # 32083


    [BRISBANE] Cracknell Road Congregational Sunday School. Anniversary Hymns, 1918.

    [Drop title]. [Brisbane, Qld.] : Cracknell Road Congregational School (printed by W. H. Bennett, White Gritt, Minsterley, Salop, U.K.), 1918. Octavo (205 x 135 mm), printed wrappers (lightly foxed, short paper split at tail of spine) with original owner’s name ‘Lillie M. Wicks’ to front, staple bound, pp [32]; music notation throughout;contents very clean. The …

  • # 31908

    A portfolio of photographs of the city of Brisbane and suburbs

    Numerous illustrations of the public buildings, principal thoroughfares, and notable places of interest. Panoramic views from various positions, also an interesting collection of pictures showing the city as it appeared in 1860. Brisbane : Gordon and Gotch, circa 1902. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered cards with photographic inlay, folding panoramic frontispiece, pp. 64, photographic illustrations. [Cover title …

  • # 31419

    COLLINS, David (1756 - 1810)

    An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales :

    With Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners, &c. of the Native Inhabitants of that Country. [Together with] An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales from its first Settlement, in January 1788, to August 1801: with Remarks on the Dispositions, Customs, Manners, &c. of the Native Inhabitants of that Country. To which are …

  • # 31751

    HUGHES, Sydney G.

    Pocket map of Brisbane

    Brisbane : Published by Sydney G. Hughes, [1943]. Colour map, 470 x 350 mm, folding to 170 x 100 mm, in original pictorial card covers, 190 x 110 mm (light vertical crease), verso of map with printed information for tourists on Brisbane and neighbouring centres.