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Picture relating to Ipswich - titled 'Oaklands, a residence at Tivoli, Ipswich, ca. 1919'

Oaklands, a residence at Tivoli, Ipswich, ca. 1919

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1919
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Oaklands was the residence of John Wright. Wright established the Eclipse Mine at Tivoli in 1873, having arrived in Queensland around 1867. He also had interests in mines at Purga, Walloon, Burrum and Oakey. John Wright died in May 1915. (Information taken from: Fox, M., History of Queensland, v.1, p. 489)