Ipswich from Wharf Street during 1893 flood

Philp Family (1893). Ipswich from Wharf Street during 1893 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Ipswich from Wharf Street 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 53
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 Ipswich (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Ipswich (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Bremer River -- Pictorial works
Additional Notes View of the flooding Bremer River from Wharf Street. St Stephens Presbyterian Church, Limestone Street in foreground.

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