Newstead Brisbane during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Newstead Brisbane during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Newstead Brisbane during 1893 flood
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1893
Series Philp Family Collection, UQFL28
Type image/tiff
Original Format photograph; b&w
Source Philp Family Collection, UQFL28, Box 2, Album 3, image 2
Language eng
Rights Copyright expired
Abstract/Summary Robert Philp, businessman and politician, born Glasgow Scotland, arrived Qld 1862. 1874 joined merchant company of James Burn in Townsville, made partner in 1876. After entering state politics in 1886 as member for Musgrave he became Premier of Queensland (1899-1903, 1907-08), as a conservative. He was a contributor in the establishment of the University of Queensland.
Keyword Newstead (Qld) -- Pictorial works
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Additional Notes Newstead Brisbane during 1893 flood. View from Jordan Terrace, Bowen Hills. Looking north across the flooded Breakfast Creek and Brisbane River, to Newstead House with large Norfolk Pine visible on the right. People picnicking on river bank.

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