Kangaroo Point from Bowen Terrace during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Kangaroo Point from Bowen Terrace during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Kangaroo Point from Bowen Terrace 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 10
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 Kangaroo Point (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Additional Notes Panorama image of Kangaroo Point from Bowen Terrace. Several large ships midstream, inundated Kangaroo Point, the roof of Evans, Anderson Phelan, locomotive works, across to the right the city wharves, three large ships berthed, one in steam in close to Customs House, probably the SS Gabo.

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Created: Fri, 11 Nov 2011, 11:19:19 EST by Mr Darren Williams on behalf of Fryer Library