Queen Street Brisbane during 1893 flood

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

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Creator Philp Family
Title Queen Street Brisbane during 1893 flood
Publication date 1893
Type image/tiff
Format photograph; b&w
Source Philp Family Collection, UQFL28, Box 2, Album 3, image 20
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 Queen Street Brisbane looking towards Petrie’s Bight. The Bank of Queensland can be seen on the left and the Royal Opera House on the right. Photograph from the Poul C. Poulsen studio, Brisbane.

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