Photostory: "The Great Court"

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Photostory: The Great Court

UQ's Great Court has traditionally been a hive of activity for UQ Market Days. Explore its changing face in the images below. To find out more about each photograph, view it on UQ eSpace.

University of Queensland after opening of Arts, Commerce, Law instruction - view showing Steele, Forgan Smith, Duhig and Richards buildings with view of the Brisbane river and beyond (available via UQ eSpace).

University of Queensland after opening of Arts, Commerce, Law instruction - view showing Steele, Forgan Smith, Duhig and Richards buildings with view of the Brisbane river and beyond (available via UQ eSpace).

President's Reception ANZAAS congress, held in the Great Court of The University of Queensland St Lucia Campus, May 1951

President's Reception ANZAAS congress, held in the Great Court of The University of Queensland St Lucia Campus, May 1951 (available via UQ eSpace).

Great Court viewed through cloisters, taken from grounds between between Duhig and Steel Building

Great Court viewed through cloisters, taken from grounds between between Duhig and Steele Building (available via UQ eSpace).

Establishing new trees in front of the Steele building

Establishing new trees in front of the Steele building (available via UQ eSpace).

Students in the Great Court, 1962

Students in the Great Court, 1962 (available via UQ eSpace)

Aerial view of the University of Queensland, 1963

Aerial view of the University of Queensland, 1963 (available via UQ eSpace)

Student gathering in the Great Court, 1970

Student gathering in the Great Court, 1970 (available via UQ eSpace).

Singers perform during a Moratorium gathering in The Great Court, 1970

Singers perform during a Moratorium gathering in The Great Court, 1970 (available via UQ eSpace).

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Last updated:
19 January 2017