An early photo (1862) of Brisbane from the WickhamTerrace Observatory. Shows a view across the Brisbane River. John Watson was one of the earliest photographers to establish commercial premises in 1862 in Queen Street Brisbane.


  • Title: Observatory 5 1862
  • Creator: John Watson
  • Date Created: 1862
  • Location: Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland,
  • Subject Keywords: Brisbane (Qld.)- History; Buildings; Structures and establishments; Architectural features
  • Rights: Out of copyright
  • External Link: QUT Digital Collection
  • QUT Collection: QUT Stories

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