View of flooded race-course, New Farm, Brisbane, Feb 1893

(1893). View of flooded race-course, New Farm, Brisbane, Feb 1893.

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Title View of flooded race-course, New Farm, 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; 1 photograph, sepia; 26 x 33 cm.
Source Photographs : Brisbane floods 1893, F3284, page 8
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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
New Farm (Brisbane, Qld.)
Brisbane River (Qld.)
Geographic co-ordinates

153.048971,-27.467193 153.056352,-27.467193 153.056352,-27.472867 153.048971,-27.472867 153.048971,-27.467193

Additional Notes Photograph 8: Caption reads 'Old Race-Course (New Farm)'. People wading and rowing in floodwaters. Race-course is now New Farm Park.

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Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2015, 09:03:02 EST by Ms Dulcie Stewart on behalf of Fryer Library