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View of Brisbane Street and Bathurst Street Launceston, 1942. Looking southeast. Main view shows two storey art deco hotel on corner of Brisbane Street and Bathurst Street."BAR" inscribed on window on Brisbane Street. Two cars parked in front on Brisbane Street. Car closest to corner has attachment behind. Further along Brisbane Street on right, row of two storey brick terrace houses, with verandas. Baptist church bell tower on Wellington Street visible above roofs.

Image Information:

  • Registration No: QVM:1986:P:0142
  • Type: negative b/w
  • Produced By: Wherrett, Douglas Grant

  • Place of Production:Launceston, Tasmania

  • Locality: Bathurst Street, Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tasmania
  • Date Range: 1940 - 1949

  • Inscription: handwritten: front print:"Brisbane St - Bathurst St (1942) Looking S. East Neg. No 2/7A"
  • Further Information: see Supplementary Information file which includes copy prints given to Museum (Inf. Serv 3910) and family history refs to Green family. Hotel was also known as Hibernia and Irish Murphy's.

  • Copyright Information:
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