Queens Wharf and Pettigrews Mill during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Queens Wharf and Pettigrews Mill during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Queens Wharf and Pettigrews Mill 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 32
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
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Sawmills -- Queensland -- Brisbane
Additional Notes Queen’s Wharf and Pettigrew’s sawmill during flood. The sawmill was on the northern bank of the Brisbane River on the corner of William and Margaret Streets. Image made by Poul C. Poulsen studio.

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Created: Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 12:00:01 EST by Mr Darren Williams on behalf of Fryer Library