Typical workday scene on Mona Farm, Halifax

Courtesy of Hinchinbrook Library1890

Queensland Museum Network

Queensland Museum Network
Brisbane, Australia

The plantations required an extensive labour force capable of working in harsh, tropical conditions. Considered beyond the capabilities of white Australians, plantation owners first engaged local Aboriginal people although large numbers of labourers were not available.


  • Title: Typical workday scene on Mona Farm, Halifax
  • Creator: Courtesy of Hinchinbrook Library
  • Date Created: 1890

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