Photograph - Nixon Smith Wharf

Production date
1920s
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts two trucks and one horse-drawn cart transporting loads of wool bales for export at the Nixon Smith Wharf, Petrie Bight, Brisbane. Printing on bales of wool reads 'WOODLANDS B…N W 52'.
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CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Places brisbane
History and use
This photograph was taken at Nixon Smith Wharf in Petrie Bight, Brisbane, during the 1920s. Two trucks and one horse-drawn cart are seen transporting wool bales past the old Maritime Building towards the docks for export by ship. This photograph captures a scene that represents Brisbane’s booming wool export industry during the 1920s.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H3129

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