Posted by: White Cranes | September 14, 2012

Reading the paper in a Gympie garden, ca. 1871

Creator: Forster, Edward H.
Location: Gympie, Queensland
Description: This cottage garden has an arbour for climbing roses and various shrubs close to the house. The resident is sitting on the verandah reading the paper. The shade awnings are rolled up and the house’s windows are ajar.
Gympie is a city in south-eastern Queensland, situated on the Mary River about 162 kilometres north of Brisbane. Gympie is the centre of an important dairying and agricultural district. In the early days timber

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