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Picture relating to Winton - titled 'William Sloggart's auctioneer premises, 1898'
Picture relating to Winton - titled 'Thomas Lynett's grocery store in Winton, Queensland 1898'
Picture relating to Mitchell - titled 'Bullock team with a wool wagon at the Railway Station in Mitchell, Queensland, 1898'

William Sloggart's auctioneer premises, 1898

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1898
(contact QldPics about this picture)


Other Winton businesses featured in the photograph are, Jack Ryans Hairderssing business a tailor shop and W. Thomson.

Winton is located in Central Queensland, 1400km North West of Brisbane. It is the major town in a cattle and sheep raising region. Originally known as Pelican Waterhole, it was renamed Winton by Robert Allen, the first postmaster. The town of Winton was gazetted in 1879. Winton is best known as the place where Banjo Paterson wrote ‘Waltzing Matilda’, and the first performance of that song. (Information taken from Walkabout website, retrieved 12 July 2007 from

This picture is also part of the following Bonzle photo collections: