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
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 38
Language eng
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Abstract/Summary View east from Milton looking towards Montague Road, South Brisbane. Many homes and businesses completely underwater. Only the roof of Carmichael’s Sawmills, cnr Hope and Montague Roads is showing. To the left is the Victoria Bridge after its collapse.
Keyword South Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
South Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works --19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
References 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.
Additional Notes View east from Milton looking towards Montague Road, South Brisbane. Many homes and businesses completely underwater. Only the roof of Carmichael’s Sawmills, cnr Hope and Montague Roads is showing. To the left is the Victoria Bridge after its collapse

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