Ships on the Brisbane River
The State Library Queensland describes this image as:
View of Kangaroo Point, including the Thornton Street ferry stop, from the opposite side of the river. Ships are at anchor. St. Mary's church can be seen atop the hill on the right. Joseph Thompson's house, Silverwells, is the large white residence visible through the rigging of the ship on the left. The ship nearest the camera is a Royal Navy corvette, either the Rapid or Royalist. Further downstream is a Royal Navy gunboat.
St Mary's Anglican Church
St Mary's Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point can be seen at the right of the picture.
Joseph Thompson's House, Silverwells
Joseph Thompson's house, Silverwells is the large white residence visible through the rigging of the ship on the left.
HMS Royalist (ship)
Other resources at the State Library Queensland list this main ship shown here as the Royal Navy Corvette HMS Royalist.