Federal Lime Works Quarry, Near Gin Gin, Queensland. A W. Lund, 1877–1948 Aust.
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Federal Lime Works Quarry, Near Gin Gin, Queensland

c1908. Printing-out paper, captioned and signed in ink on backing below image, 19.6 x 14.5cm. Edges of photograph lifting away from slightly foxed backing.

Born in Jimbour, Queensland, Adolphus William Lund was the eldest son of August Lund (1840–1924), who was a leading business figure and citizen in Gin Gin, Queensland. He owned a large carriage works, motor garage and undertaking business, as well as mining and property developments.

On 3 June 1908, Adolphus Lund won the amateur photography prize in the fine arts section at the Currajong and Gin Gin Agricultural Society. In 1924, Lund inherited his father’s business. Ref: Bundaberg Mail, 4.6.1908, 18.1.1924; Geneanet.org.

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Item #CL201-21

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