Poster Cover from The Queenslander Annual 1938 - Brisbane Past and PresentLibrary Shop
This illustration depicts Brisbane past and present (in 1938). The present city drawing in the background shows the Brisbane River, the old Victoria Bridge, the City Hall clock tower and numerous other buildings. A coloured drawing depicting Brisbane past and present. The present city drawing shows the river, part of a bridge, the city hall clock tower and numerous other buildings. Overhead flies a blue and white plane with the markings VH ABA and name Carpentaria. Separated by 'mist' is Brisbane past. A horse is hitched to a buggy and a man rides a penny farthing bicycle on a wide unpaved road. The road is lined with buildings including E.B. Southerden, Drapery Store. A couple, the woman in a long dress, apron and carrying a covered basket, are out walking and behind them a man and a team of two horses are ploughing.
The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony later federal state of Queensland. The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.
42cm x 59cm approx size. Prints are created using archival pigment inks on A2 size 200 gsm archival photo paper with a matte finish.
We leave a small white border of 10-15mm around the image area to protect it during shipping, to avoid fingerprints while being handled, and to allow for framing (prints do not come framed).
Prints will be carefully rolled and mailed in a protective tube.
Aside from a small selection in-store, all prints are print on demand. Please allow up to 48 hours for production.