Photograph - Nixon Smith Wharf

Production date
1920s
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts a group of men loading bales of wool onto a ship for export at Nixon Smith Wharf, Petrie Bight, Brisbane.
Classification
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Places brisbane
Production date
1920s
History and use
This photograph was taken at Nixon Smith Wharf in Petrie Bight, Brisbane, during the 1920s. A group of men are seen loading bales of wool onto a ship for export. 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.
Registration number
H3130

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