This collection of 12 digitised sepia photographs (JPGs and TIFFs) taken by Bertha Mobsby shows the construction of the Brisbane City Hall from the initial stages of construction (February 1925) to its completion (April 1930). Each photograph has a handwritten caption giving the date.

Photographer Bertha Mobsby was the daughter of photographer Henry William Mobsby. She was one of Queensland's early female photographers and cinematographers.


Forms part of the Fryer Library’s Daphne Mayo Manuscript Collection (UQFL119). Daphne Mayo, sculptor, created the tympanum and Concert Hall frieze for the Brisbane City Hall (1927-1930).

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Public buildings   Queensland   Municipal buildings   Town halls   120102   120101   210303  

The original materials are out of copyright. For all enquiries about this work, including reuse, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland. The digitised images are available to view online

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