Updated: Nov 16
Australia's largest collection of original Redcliffe postcards, from a private collection, have been made available to view. The earliest being one of the Redcliffe Jetty from 1903.
They are now featured each with a transcript of the names and addresses, and they make a fascinating glimpse into life in Redcliffe over 100 years ago.
Redcliffe Jetty postcard 29th September 1910 from "Canina Redcliffe"
To Miss May Price - c/- B.G. Burt. Adelaide Street Brisbane City.
Woody Point Jetty postcard 1907 to Miss Sophia Pinnow - Alberton Post Office Queensland.
Woody Point Jetty postcard 10th March 1906 - to Miss Aulsebrook "Kilclief, The Range, Toowoomba" from Joe Jack.
Redcliffe Jetty postcard c.1909
To Mrs May Martin. c/- Pigott? c/- Ruthven St Toowoomba. From: Rock View c/- Miss Stevens Redcliff.
View from the Redcliffe Jetty c. 1903 - from the Redcliffe Hotel to Mrs A. Coombe, Red Hill, Gympie. From the Mallon family collection.
Orient Boarding House Redcliffe - H. Ibberson Tubbs proprietor postcard - 1909
to Miss B. Cousins, 43 Crown St, Highland Park, Port Arthur, Ontario , Canada.
Suttons Beach Postcard 1931 From Jack - Rothesay Margate 11/3/31 To Bill
The Esplanade Redcliffe Postcard c. 1908 From Pierview Redcliffe To: Mrs D Currells Dean St Toowong Terraces.
Redcliffe postcard 10th April 1907 - To M. Martin - Laurel St Toowoomba. from Mabel Walton.
Woody Point Humpybong postcard 27th November 1909 written in code.
To Miss M. Jeffrey c'- McKay Sampson & McKinley. Devonport West, Tasmania
The Picnic Grounds Redcliffe postcard - 21st June 1915 - To Dad from Hank Nettie.
Holiday Time at Redcliffe postcard 23rd October 1915 - To Mrs Stocks - from Ruth Bromley at the "Bellevue"
Redcliffe with Humpybong Creek bridge in foreground c. 1910
Arriving at Redcliffe Jetty postcard c. 1922. To Miss Bernice Jones c/- Mr Jones Stephens Rd, Gladstone Road - South Brisbane. from Hal.
10th June 1922 Postcard showing the waterfront taken from the Redclitte Jetty, showing the sea wall that was finished in 1919. To Kathleen from Harry.
An historic Redcliffe postcard dated 4th April 1912 to a Mrs J.B Rigby - Victoria Street off Newmarket Road, Windsor. from Phillip or Phillis. The postcard shows a horse and buggy waiting for the passengers and luggage from a boat moored at the Redcliffe Jetty, opposite Cutts Store
An original 1936 Hornibrook Bridge postcard .. from the Bidgood family to the Beufer family.
Redcliffe Jetty postcard postmarked 1911. To a Mrs Monica Down at Baroona Hill, Rosalie, Brisbane.
From "Waratah Redcliffe" 27th December 1907 - to a Mrs G.A. Bungli? Abbotsford Rd Mayne. from Hilda.
9th May 1907 Woody Point Provisional School postcard to a Miss May Johns in Auchenflower. This school pictured was the second provisional school built on the corner of Elizabeth and Macdonnell Rd in 1878 and closed in 1909
A 1907 postcard of the 3rd Humpybong Provisional School in Humpybong . This school was in the grounds of where the hospital is located now and was opened in June 1888 and closed in 1908. Teacher: Arthur Ashmole
To Miss Jeanette Stevenson , Abbott St?
Esplanade and Redcliffe Jetty postcard c.1919 To Miss Alice Noye - Wallace St Warwick.
The Red Cliffs postcard August 20th 1910 - from G. Edwards Hume Street - To Miss Alice Noye - Wallace St Warwick.
Public buildings Redcliffe postcard c. 1905 to Father from Doris.
The buildings shown on Prince Edward Parade include the first Town Council Building, Post Office and Police Station on the corner of Klingner Rd.
Postcard of the Redcliffe Jetty. 9am December 16th 1910 - To Alice Noye from G Edwards.
Redcliffe from Pier postcard - 12th August 1909 - To Mrs Fanshawe "Avon" Quay Rd, North Quay , Brisbane.
This postcard shows a view from the Redcliffe Jetty showing the cliffs and beach before the new rock wall was constructed in 1919.
1908 Suttons Beach postcard. To Mrs Kennedy - Allora, Darling Downs.
Suttons Beach postcard - 25th July 1924 - to Madame Garnett - 15 Uffington Road, West Norwood - from Flinders Highlands.
Picnic Grounds Redcliffe postcard:
Scotts Point postcard - to Miss Stevenson, Private School, Moray St, New Farm, Brisbane.
From Ruth and Majorie.
Dec 1957 postcard of Scarborough - to Majorie - from Mrs G. Gwynne - 191 Scarborough Ave, Scarborough.
Seafront Humpybong Peninsula Redcliffe postcard c. 1957
To Miss Wendy Roberts, 22 Cwmdonkin, Swansea, South Wales, UK.
Scotts Point postcard - 2nd January 1974
Our collection is currently on display in our shop in the Cominos Arcade. They are also all in our Pictorial History of Redcliffe book 1824-1949 and the book is available to view and purchase at: https://www.redcliffebook.com/shop-1