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Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Elise Barney, Postmistress of Brisbane from 1855 to 1863'

Elise Barney, Postmistress of Brisbane from 1855 to 1863

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1855
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Elise Barney was the wife of John Edward Barney, who was the first Brisbane Postmaster (full time) from 1852-1855. She succeeded her husband as Brisbane Postmistress from 1855-1863. This photograph was taken in Canada in 1878. (Description supplied with photograph)