Queenslanders as we see 'em 1916
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (209 pages)
Year: (1916) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
A continuation of the 1915 volume, this book is 'The Cartoonist's Who's Who in Queensland'. The aim of its publishers was to issue a book that would be a novel and valued souvenir.
The compilers have picked out 200 of Queensland's noted citizens (different to those in the 1915 edition), obtained portraits, then added in suitable embellishments by the cartoonists in such style as to remind subjects, their friends, and those in the future, of what they were along with their occupations, and their idiosyncrasies. Each page include biographical details of the noted citizen, and includes name, date and where born, parents names, past occupation/s, clubs, recreation and home address.
Occupations of those chosen to be in this volume range from: business directors, architect, photographer, secretary, hotel proprietor, grazier, stock auctioneer, journalist, meat exporter, hardware merchant, solicitor, barrister-at-law, merchant, Jusitce of the Peace, consul for Sweden, judge, newspaper proprietor, mayor and many more.
This is a useful guide for finding about about those of note in Queensland in the early 1900s.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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