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(8 pictures)
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Portrait of two South Sea Islander women, 1901'
Picture relating to Charleville - titled 'Horse and bullock teams with loads of wool bales compete for space in the street at Charleville, 1901'
Picture relating to Croydon - titled 'Crowded main street in Croydon, ca. 1901'
Picture relating to Croydon - titled 'Large crowd gathered in Samwell Street, Croydon, ca. 1901'
Picture relating to Croydon - titled 'Celebrations in the street in front of the Town Hall, Croydon, ca. 1901'
Picture relating to Toogoolawah - titled 'Milking yards at Cressbrook Station, 1901'
Picture relating to Pittsworth - titled 'Commonwealth Roller Flour Mills, Pittsworth, ca. 1901'
Picture relating to Rockhampton - titled 'Federation Day celebrations at Frenchville State School, North Rockhampton, 1901'

Portrait of two South Sea Islander women, 1901

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1901
(contact QldPics about this picture)

Portrait of two South Sea Islander women wearing long dresses and staw hats. Caption: 'Women (civilised) on a Queensland plantation.' South Sea Islanders were brought to Queensland in the 1860s to work as farm labourers.

This picture is also part of the Bonzle Portraits (open in new window) photo collection.