Avenue of Bamboos, Botanic Gardens, Brisbane - partial set - slide 4/7; George W...


Heritage in the Limelight


Avenue of Bamboos, Botanic Gardens, Brisbane - partial set - slide 4/7

About this object

George Washington Wilson & Co. manufactured glass slides in Aberdeen, Scotland. In the 1890s he sent Fred Hardie to the Australian colonies (on the eve of Federation) to photograph each colony as a chronicle of the 'Australian' people, landscape and industries.
See Matthew Butterworth, 'Imaging a Content: George Washington Wilson & Co's Lantern Slides of Australia', Early Popular Visual Culture, 7:3 (2009): 253-271

Place Made

Aberdeen, Scotland


George Washington Wilson & Co., Scotland


standard glass slide

Portfolio Title

GWW Queensland

Date Made


Subject and Association Keywords



(private collection) Jolly

Credit Line

Heritage in the Limelight project, Australian National University.

Object Type

photograph, hand coloured

Object number


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