Emma Street Toowong during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Emma Street Toowong during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Emma Street Toowong 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 43
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 Toowong (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Toowong (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane River -- Pictorial works
Additional Notes View from Emma Street [now Glen Rd] Toowong looking across river to West End and Orleigh Estate, now Orleigh Park. Emma Street was changed by Toowong Council in 1904 to become Glen Rd Toowong. [Information about Emma street kindly provided by Melva Welch]

Document type: Image
Collections: Fryer Library
Curated Collection: Brisbane Floods 1893
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Created: Tue, 22 Nov 2011, 11:07:03 EST by Mr Darren Williams on behalf of Fryer Library