Series BUR 2 - Burnie : postcards

View of Burnie showing pier Emu Bay and pulp works, Burnie Wilson Street , Burnie View from Upper Burnie River scene, Ferny Glade, Burnie West Beach, Burnie Round HIll and Emu Bay, Burnie An interesting aerial view of Burnie
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Burnie : postcards


  • c1930-1950 (Creation)

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1 envelope of 8 black & white postcards, 90x70mm

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Fred Murray opened Murray Studios in Gympie in 1906. The postcard and souvenir production side of the business initially covered Gympie and surrounding regions, but Murray expanded the business to include North Queensland, NSW and even Adelaide. It was opened under a separate name, Murray Views, in 1929. In 1945 the business was taken over by Murray’s nephews who began postcard folder production.. - More information

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Donated in 2020 by Murray De La Haye

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Eight small captioned black and white postcards in proprietary envelope. From envelope - For your Album, Murray's Snapshots - Series No. 2. produced by Murray Views Gympie, Queensland. Photographs like these allowed tourists to send many images of their holiday destination or hometown in the one small package.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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