Botanic Gardens

Poulsen, Poul C. (1894) Botanic Gardens. [Image]

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Abstract

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens were established in 1855 on a point known as Gardens Point on the Brisbane River. The gardens area has frontages on both Alice Street and George Street. The 20 hectares site was selected as a public garden in 1828 by Charles Fraser. It was once called "Queens Park". This photo also shows the Brisbane River along what is now Eagle Street with Customs House in the distance.

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Collection: QUT Stories
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Dr Wilton Wood Russell Love Album

Keywords: Brisbane (Qld.)-History; Botanical gardens; Brisbane - Parks and gardens - Botanic Gardens, ca.1894; Gardens--Queensland--Brisbane; Botanical gardens--Queensland--Brisbane; Brisbane River (Qld.)
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 04:00
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 04:49
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URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/2078
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