Brisbane city from Telegraph tower during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Brisbane city from Telegraph tower during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Brisbane city from Telegraph tower during 1893 flood
Publication date 1893
Series Philp Family Collection, UQFL28
Type image/tiff
Format photograph; b&w
Source Philp Family Collection, UQFL28, Box 2, Album 3, image 17
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 Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods - Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Additional Notes View of flooded Brisbane city looking towards Botanic Gardens and across to Kangaroo Point, taken from Telegraph Tower

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