Vessels stranded during 1893 Brisbane flood

Philp Family (1893). Vessels stranded during 1893 Brisbane flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Vessels stranded during 1893 Brisbane 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 25
Language eng
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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
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Shipping -- Queensland -- Brisbane River
Additional Notes View across to Gardens Point to several stranded vessels, including HMQS Paluma and SS Elamang.

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