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Community Uploads

 

Contribute directly to Picture Ipswich

 

Whether you have been taking photos of an event in Ipswich, or if you have been scanning your family photo albums, it is now easy to upload your images to Picture Ipswich and make them part of the historical archival record of the City of Ipswich.

We are looking for historical and contemporary images of Ipswich people, places, and events, these could include:

  • Architecture (e.g. houses, buildings, home interiors, construction & demolition sites, bridges, landscaping & gardens around buildings)

  • Streetscapes

  • Events (e.g. floods, festivals)

  • Businesses (e.g. staff, people at work, shop layouts)

  • Sporting teams

  • Community groups (e.g. choirs, volunteer groups)

  • Places of Worship

  • Places (e.g. Ipswich suburbs & localities, waterways, parks & reserves)

  • Schools (e.g. class photos, sporting & cultural events, school buildings, classroom interiors) 

  • People & families (e.g. weddings & anniversaries, birthday parties, holidays, at work & at play, cooking)

  • Military (e.g. nurses, soldiers, RAAF Base Amberley)

 

Examples of recent community uploads can be viewed below.

 

Images can be uploaded individually or, if you have several photos depicting the same subject, these could be uploaded as a group.

 

When you upload your image contributions, you are acknowledging the following:

  • That for all images / information being contributed, you are either

    • the creator of the images / information (e.g. photographer or author) 

    • the copyright holder (e.g. you paid a photographer to take the photos for you)

    • have permission from the copyright holder to submit content 

    • the content is out of Copyright (e.g. an image taken before 1955)

  • That your contributions will be made available to the public under Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike license

  • That all images / information contributed to Picture Ipswich express the views and opinions of the author and are not representative of the views of Picture Ipswich, Ipswich Libraries or Ipswich City Council.

  • That you are not submitting abusive, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, hateful, threatening, discriminatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise unlawful material.

  • That Picture Ipswich reserves the right to remove or edit information or material that you have submitted. 

 

Follow the links for more information on Picture Ipswich and our copyright  procedures.


Click here for instructions on how to upload an image to Picture Ipswich.  Also view our user guides for other hints and tips on how to navigate and interact with the Picture Ipswich website.

 

All community uploads are moderated by the Digital Archivist before being made public.  This is to check if images are appropriate and that relevant metadata is added to ensure images are discoverable on Picture Ipswich.  The Digital Archivist might contact you for additional information before the images are made public.

 

If you have a larger collection of images that you would like to contribute to Picture Ipswich (including if they require digitisation), please contact us via the email from below or by calling +61 07 3810 7272.

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Side of Bleak House, Eastern Heights, late 1910s
Side of Bleak House, Eastern Heights, late 1910s
Cameron's Park, Anzac Day, Booval, 2022
Cameron's Park, Anzac Day, Booval, 2022
Rear of Bleak House, then Newtown, Ipswich
Rear of Bleak House, then Newtown, Ipswich
Interior of Cribb and Foote's London Pharmacy Ipswich
Interior of Cribb and Foote's London Pharmacy Ipswich
Cribb and Foote 50th Birthday Cake, 1899
Cribb and Foote 50th Birthday Cake, 1899
Chimney, thought to be Rylance Potteries, Oxley, 2022
Chimney, thought to be Rylance Potteries, Oxley, 2022
Rylance Potteries Garden Edging, Oxley, 2022
Rylance Potteries Garden Edging, Oxley, 2022
Light up the Dawn, Anzac Day, Gold Coast, 2020
Light up the Dawn, Anzac Day, Gold Coast, 2020
Empty supermarket shelves, Ipswich, 2020
Empty supermarket shelves, Ipswich, 2020
View from 8th Floor, 1 Nicholas Street, Nicholas Street Precinct, 2022
View from 8th Floor, 1 Nicholas Street, Nicholas Street Precinct, 2022
"Jessie Brown" Wheel Engine, Ella Street, Blackstone, 2004
"Jessie Brown" Wheel Engine, Ella Street, Blackstone, 2004
Rock Wallabies, Queens Park Nature Centre, Ipswich, 2008
Rock Wallabies, Queens Park Nature Centre, Ipswich, 2008
Cambrian Store, Thomas Street, Blackstone, 2022
Cambrian Store, Thomas Street, Blackstone, 2022
Clean up after flooding, corner Panton and MacGregor Street, Woodend, Ipswich, 2022
Clean up after flooding, corner Panton and MacGregor Street, Woodend, Ipswich, 2022
Flooding at One Mile Bridge, Ipswich, February 2022
Flooding at One Mile Bridge, Ipswich, February 2022
Kangaroos at Queens Park Nature Centre, Ipswich, 2008
Kangaroos at Queens Park Nature Centre, Ipswich, 2008
Aspire under construction, from Bremer Street, Ipswich, 2007
Aspire under construction, from Bremer Street, Ipswich, 2007
St Mary's at Sunset, Woodend, Ipswich, 2007
St Mary's at Sunset, Woodend, Ipswich, 2007
Bremer River Rail Bridge, Ipswich, 2007
Bremer River Rail Bridge, Ipswich, 2007
Hunter Street, looking towards Ipswich State High, during flooding, Brassall, Ipswich, 2022
Hunter Street, looking towards Ipswich State High, during flooding, Brassall, Ipswich, 2022
Sunset affected by volcanic ash from Tonga, Ipswich, 2022
Sunset affected by volcanic ash from Tonga, Ipswich, 2022
Old Town Bridge abutments, Riverheart Parklands, Ipswich, 2022
Old Town Bridge abutments, Riverheart Parklands, Ipswich, 2022