“Two to the Valley” opening

Exhibition Opening The opening of the “Two to the Valley” exhibition is set for 5pm on Thursday, 17 March, at the Maud Street Photo Gallery, 6 Maud St, Newstead. You are invited to book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/…/rsvp-opening-event-two… Published in 1992, the book featured photographs by David Hinchliffe capturing the essence of The Valley, its architecture and …

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Lighting up Brisbane

Saturday, 27 November 2021 —— Enjoy the talk here In February 2018 when digging up William St in Brisbane in preparation for the new Queen’s Wharf project, workmen made an amazing discovery, something to set the hearts of historically-minded electrical engineers racing. “Hey, we’ve just found an Edison Tube!” could well have been the exultant exclamation. …

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The bells of St Stephen’s

Saturday, 30 October 2021 —— Enjoy the talk here At our October meeting, historian Sr Anne Hetherington will present ‘The Bells of St Stephen’s’, centring on the St Stephen’s site in Elizabeth St which dates from 1843. St Stephen’s Chapel is Brisbane’s oldest still-standing church, and is one of only three pre-separation buildings remaining in Brisbane. …

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2021 AGM & Tribute to Ross

Enjoy the highlights of this event by viewing: https://vimeo.com/showcase/8785400 On 28 August 2021, the Society paid tribute to Ross Garnett’s sterling contribution as president for 17 of the society’s 27 years. The event unfolded with informal precision to the delight of the 100 attendees. Life Member and renowned artist David Hinchliffe conducted the AGM in …

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Early wheels for Queenslanders

Saturday, 25 September 2001 :: View the talk here. The Canada Cycle and Motor Agency was established by long-term New Farm resident, Alexander Vaughan Dodwell of Moray St. With branches and agencies throughout Queensland and around 200 employees by 1914, CCM was a major Queensland company during 1905–1929. The business imported early motor cars, trucks …

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