Separate prison cell design, 1868

The separate-cell design of one of the two cellblocks in Brisbane prison, Petrie Terrace, c1868. Some female prisoners were still housed in an associated ward here, and it was 1903 before a purpose-built separate-cell prison was constructed specifically for women in Queensland. From Report on Prison Discipline, 1868. Collection of Christopher Dawson.

Collection of Christopher Dawson

Location Node: 
Petrie Terrace
Brisbane, QLD
Date captured: 
1 September 2010
Date created: 
1 September 2010