Two views of flooded Queen Street, looking towards [Petrie’s] Bight and towards [Victoria] Bridge, Brisbane, Feb 1893

(1893). Two views of flooded Queen Street, looking towards [Petrie’s] Bight and towards [Victoria] Bridge, Brisbane, Feb 1893.

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Title Two views of flooded Queen Street, looking towards [Petrie’s] Bight and towards [Victoria] Bridge, Brisbane, Feb 1893
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1893-02
Year available 2015
Contributor Hurworth, Christopher, 1834–1898
Series Photographs : Brisbane floods 1893, F3284
Type image/tiff
Original Format Album; 2 photographs, sepia; 26 x 33 cm.
Source Photographs : Brisbane floods 1893, F3284, page 9
Rights Copyright expired
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Photographs : Brisbane floods 1893 album contains 73 photographs mounted on boards in a blue album. Views include the city and suburbs of Brisbane, in the 1893 flood.

The album is inscribed inside with "C. Hurworth, Richmond, Bowen Hills, '93 Floods." Mr Christopher Hurworth (1834–1898), resided in his family home "Richmond" on the corner of William and George Streets, Bowen Hills. He was a former Head Master of Boys' State School, Fortitude Valley.
Keyword Floods -- Queensland -- Brisbane -- Pictorial work
Brisbane (Qld.) -- Pictorial works -- 19th century
Hurworth, Christopher, 1834–1898
Queen Street (Brisbane, Qld.)
Geographic co-ordinates

153.032764,-27.461945 153.022729,-27.461945 153.022729,-27.471927 153.032764,-27.471927 153.032764,-27.461945

Additional Notes Photograph 9: Caption reads 'Queen Street, looking towards the [Petrie’s] Bight (1)'. Large group of people standing in foreground at the edge of the floodwaters.
Photograph 10: Caption reads 'Queen Street, looking towards Bridge [Victoria Bridge]'. Men in rowboat and bystanders behind rope at edge of floodwaters. Criterion and Bank of Queensland buildings on right.

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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