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 11
Language eng
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 -- Pictorial works
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Additional Notes Panorama image of Kangaroo Point from Bowen Terrace. From left: inundated Kangaroo Point, Evans, Anderson Phelan, locomotive works roof, across to city wharves. Many ships berthed at wharves. Customs House in centre, and St Pauls Presbyterian Church on right.

Document type: Image
Collections: Fryer Library
Curated collection: Brisbane Floods 1893
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Created: Fri, 11 Nov 2011, 11:44:50 EST by Mr Darren Williams on behalf of Fryer Library