Creek Street Brisbane during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Creek Street Brisbane during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Creek Street Brisbane during 1893 flood
Publication date 1893
Series Philp Family Collection, UQFL28
Type image/tiff
Format photograph; b&w
Source Fryer Library University of Queensland Photograph Collection UQFL28 Album of Queensland Flood Views, 1893, img18
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 Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Additional Notes Creek Street Brisbane from Adelaide Street. Children playing in flood-waters in Creek Street, looking towards wharves and Brisbane River.

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