Baker and Buchanan, Painters and Decorators, Oil & Colour Merchants

Stage Number: MBNH.09.03.26

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Fortitude Valley-New Farm-Newstead

Epoch: Late 19th Century

Street Address: 51 Wickham Street, Fortitute Valley

Latitude & Longitude: -27.46086111,153.03166667

Time Link: unstated

Map Link: 1890

Image Time Point: 1890

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Baker and Buchanan, Painters and Decorators, Oil & Colour, was a large firm. The business had a significant supply of wallpaper in a diverse range. The firm undertook substantive government and commercial contracts.


Cohen, Kay. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Margaret Kowald, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas 1860-1960. Volume 1. RHSQ. 2014. page 120

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 18 chains to the inch. Map of City of Brisbane and suburbs issued with Pugh’s Almanac. 18 chains to the inch. 634512