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This collection contains portraits of soldiers from Queensland, Australia, who served during World War I and had their portraits taken and published in The Queenslander newspaper.
In September 1914, Talma Studios set up a tent in the soldier's camp at Enoggera, Queensland. Talma Studios were there to take a photograph of each soldier in the camp for publication in the newspaper. Such was the demand, Fegan Studios also set up a tent for the same purpose. Kit was provided for those who had not yet been fitted out, so that every man's portrait would appear in uniform. Portraits would continue to be published in The Queenslander newspaper until the end of the war in 1918.
Learn more from the State Library of Queensland.