Two views of flooded Brisbane, showing Breakfast Creek; and Swann Hill, Brisbane, Feb 1893

(1893). Two views of flooded Brisbane, showing Breakfast Creek; and Swann Hill, Brisbane, Feb 1893.

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Title Two views of flooded Brisbane, showing Breakfast Creek; and Swann Hill, Brisbane, Feb 1893
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1893-02
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 29
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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
Breakfast Creek (Brisbane, Qld.)
Windsor (Brisbane, Qld.)
Flood damaged buildings
Brisbane River (Qld.) -- Floods
Enoggera Creek (Brisbane, Qld.)
Geographic co-ordinates

153.028328,-27.433489 153.049357,-27.433489 153.049357,-27.442935 153.028328,-27.442935 153.028328,-27.433489

Additional Notes Photograph 48: Caption reads 'Breakfast Creek'. View of inundated valley, Brisbane River to the right.
Photograph 49: Caption reads 'Swann Hill'. Swann Hill was absorbed into the suburb of Windsor. Swan Hill was in the vicinity of Swan Terrace (named after James Swan). View across the flooded Enoggera Creek which flows to Breakfast Creek and the Brisbane River.

Document type: Image
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