Two views of flooded Brisbane, showing Kangaroo Point; and Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, Feb 1893

(1893). Two views of flooded Brisbane, showing Kangaroo Point; and Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, Feb 1893.

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Title Two views of flooded Brisbane, showing Kangaroo Point; and 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 23
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
Kangaroo Point (Brisbane, Qld.)
Victoria Bridge (Brisbane, Qld.)
Brisbane River (Qld.)
Geographic co-ordinates

153.013029,-27.465937 153.050623,-27.465937 153.050623,-27.484213 153.013029,-27.484213 153.013029,-27.465937

Additional Notes Photograph 36: Caption reads 'Kangaroo Point'. View of roof tops and saw mill submerged in flood waters.
Photograph 37: Caption reads 'Victoria Bridge - High Flood'. Close up view of bridge from Queen Street end, before bridge washed away. Sign in background advertising 'The People’s Cash Store'.

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
 
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