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Picture relating to Charters Towers - titled 'Charters Towers Stock Exchange, 1891'

Charters Towers Stock Exchange, 1891

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1891
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A scene in Mosman Street outside the Stock Exchange during a brief speculation boom in October 1891. [Description supplied with photograph] Other buildings visible include Harry Jeff's Mining Exchange Hotel, J. Sheen - taylor, and J. Moore's hairdressing establishment. A horse and carriage appear in the street.
The stock exchange building began life in 1888 as the Royal Arcade. It was converted into a stock exchange in 1890. [Information taken from: Don Roderick, Charters Towers and its Stock Exchange, 1977]

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