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(9 pictures)
Picture relating to Winton - titled 'G. Webber, Drapery store in Winton, 1898'
Picture relating to Winton - titled 'Riley Brothers, Winton Stock and Station Agents and Auctioneers, 1898'
Picture relating to Winton - titled 'William Sloggart's auctioneer premises, 1898'
Picture relating to Winton - titled 'Firm of H. Morgan & Son, blacksmith in Winton, 1898'
Picture relating to Winton - titled 'Thomas Lynett's grocery store in Winton, Queensland 1898'
Picture relating to Croydon - titled 'Stagecoach outside the post office, Croydon, ca. 1898'
Picture relating to Gatton - titled 'Murphy family from Gatton, ca. 1898'
Picture relating to Gatton - titled 'Michael Murphy, one of the victims of the Gatton murders, Gatton, ca. 1898'
Picture relating to Pickanjinnie Creek - titled 'Bates Family at Pickanjinnie Creek Station, 1898'

G. Webber, Drapery store in Winton, 1898

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


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 Bonzle Cattle (open in new window) photo collection.