Victoria Bridge and South Brisbane during 1893 flood

(1893). Victoria Bridge and South Brisbane during 1893 flood.

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Title Victoria Bridge and 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 34
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
Victoria Bridge (Brisbane,Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Additional Notes View from North Quay of Victoria Bridge, to South Brisbane. Floodwaters are up to rail level. Ships berthed at South Brisbane wharves in distance. Crowd watching on north shore. Image made by Alex C. Wishart studio, Brisbane.

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