Fitzroy River Rockhamption during 1890 flood

Philp Family (1890). Fitzroy River Rockhamption during 1890 flood.

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Creator Philp Family
Title Fitzroy River Rockhamption during 1890 flood
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1890
Series Philp Family Collection, UQFL28
Type image/tiff
Original Format photograph; b&w
Source Philp Family Collection, UQFL28, Box 2, Album 3, image 76
Language eng
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 Rockhampton (Qld.) -- Pictorial works
Rockhampton (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Philp, Robert, Sir, 1851-1922
Floods -- Queensland -- Fitzroy River -- Pictorial works
Additional Notes Ships moored in the swollen river. View from end of Denham Street looking downstream. Photograph by J.H. Lundager studio.

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