Page 1 of 171 pages
(2729 pictures)
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Portrait of Christie Palmerston, 1850-1893'
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Chinese gold digger starting for work, ca. 1860s'
Picture relating to Blinman North - titled 'Blinman North - "Pegleg" Robert Blinman'
Picture relating to Daintree - titled 'Goldminers at Daintree, 1860-1870'
Picture relating to Moline Mine - titled 'Moline Mine'
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Gold mining, ca. 1869'
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Early gold mining town, ca. 1870'
Picture relating to Queensland - titled 'Gold miners outside a bark hut, Queensland, ca. 1870'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Maryland Street Stanthorpe, 1872'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'People gathered around a wagon outside the Wheal Edith Mine office at Stanthorpe, 1872'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Farley's Mining Exchange Hotel Stanthorpe, ca. 1872'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Offices of the New Banca Tin Mining Company Stanthorpe, 1872'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Gibbs and Emerick, signwriters, household painters, plumbers, glaziers and paper hangers, Maryland Street Stanthorpe, 1872'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Tin miners and their huts at Stanthorpe, 1872'
Picture relating to Stanthorpe - titled 'Miners working at St. Leonard's Tin Mine, Sugarloaf Creek near Stanthorpe, ca. 1873'
Picture relating to Warwick - titled 'St Mark's Church of England, Warwick, ca. 1873'

Browse by page:

- select a page range

      Sort the collection:

      Narrow the collection:

      - click on a year

      - click on a type of place

      Portrait of Christie Palmerston, 1850-1893

      contributed by QldPics, taken in 1850
      (contact QldPics about this picture)

      Christie Palmerston, explorer and adventurer in North Queensland. His achievements as an explorer were considerable. He opened up the hinterland west of Cardwell and Cairns, and explored the Mulgrave, Herbert, Tully, Johnstone, Russell and Barron Rivers and their headwaters. Palmerston also discovered the Daintree Pass and blazed a trail from the mining town of Herberton to Port Douglas. Palmerston was well known to the aboriginal people of the area having lived among them and gained a thorough knowledge of their tribal customs. He died in 1893 (Information taken from: The Australian encyclopaedia, v.vi, 1966)

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