South Brisbane during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). South Brisbane during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title South Brisbane 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 29
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 South Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
South Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works --19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Additional Notes View of flooded streets of South Brisbane, in particular Grey Street and the warehouses fronting the river. The Ship Inn can be seen in the centre of the image and to the right, people standing on the edge of the dry dock, now the Maritime Museum. In the background is the flooded Brisbane city, damaged Victoria Bridge and North Quay. Image made by the Poul C. Poulsen studio.

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Created: Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 11:02:31 EST by Mr Darren Williams on behalf of Fryer Library