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StateLibQld 1 252600 Scene in flooded Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252600 Scene in flooded Melbourne Street, South Brisbane...

Scene in flooded Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 116912 Edward Street Ferry during the 1890 flood in Brisbane

StateLibQld 1 116912 Edward Street Ferry during the 1890 flood in Bris...

Edward Street Ferry during the 1890 flood in Brisbane. Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 252508 Flooded street scene in a Brisbane suburb, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252508 Flooded street scene in a Brisbane suburb, 1890

Flooded street scene in a Brisbane suburb, 1890. Notation on the image says Stratton. Possibly an old area in the Milton area of Brisbane. Yes it is in Fortitude Valley, Stratton Street.

StateLibQld 1 184591 Residents of Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, saving their belongings, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 184591 Residents of Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, saving t...

Residents of Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, saving their belongings, during the 1890 flood.

StateLibQld 1 71427 South Brisbane Gasworks during flood, 1890

StateLibQld 1 71427 South Brisbane Gasworks during flood, 1890

South Brisbane Gasworks during flood, 1890. South Brisbane Gasworks photographed while submerged in flood waters in March, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252488 Flooded Albert Street, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252488 Flooded Albert Street, Brisbane, 1890

Flooded Albert Street, Brisbane, 1890. Looking towards the Oriental Hotel. Public domain photograph of 19th-century hotel building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 252524 Floodwaters at Milton, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252524 Floodwaters at Milton, 1890

Floodwaters at Milton, 1890. A horse pulling a cart is standing belly deep in water in front of a hall. A group of children are posing at a post-and-rail fence in the foreground. Floodwaters have risen up to th... More

State Lib Qld 1 252484 Elevated view looking down flooded Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1890

State Lib Qld 1 252484 Elevated view looking down flooded Stanley Stre...

Elevated view looking down flooded Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1890. Ballantyne's coach building shed is in the foreground.

StateLibQld 1 128747 Crowd gathered at the wharves at Eagle Street, Brisbane, ca. 1890

StateLibQld 1 128747 Crowd gathered at the wharves at Eagle Street, Br...

Crowd gathered at the wharves at Eagle Street, Brisbane, ca. 1890. View of the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company wharf, which has a steamer -- possibly the Corea -- moored in front of it.  See also ... More

StateLibQld 1 252604 Spectators watch rising floodwaters in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252604 Spectators watch rising floodwaters in Melbourne ...

Spectators watch rising floodwaters in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890. Public domain photograph of 19th-century hotel building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 252584 People standing in flooded Margaret Street, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252584 People standing in flooded Margaret Street, Brisb...

People standing in flooded Margaret Street, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 130215 Newstead during the 1890 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 130215 Newstead during the 1890 Brisbane flood

Newstead during the 1890 Brisbane flood. The gasworks are visible on the left. Photographer: J. Hogg, George Street.

StateLibQld 1 252528 Floodwaters flow through Eagle Street, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252528 Floodwaters flow through Eagle Street, Brisbane, ...

Floodwaters flow through Eagle Street, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252552 Gathering of men and boats in the flooded street outside Thurlow's bulk store, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252552 Gathering of men and boats in the flooded street ...

Gathering of men and boats in the flooded street outside Thurlow's bulk store, South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252564 Houses inundated with floodwaters at Toowong, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252564 Houses inundated with floodwaters at Toowong, Bri...

Houses inundated with floodwaters at Toowong, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 50124 Logan Road at Woolloongabba, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 50124 Logan Road at Woolloongabba, Brisbane, during the ...

Logan Road at Woolloongabba, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood. Children gathered on Logan Road at Woolloongabba, Brisbane, standing knee-deep in the floodwaters, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 15558 South Brisbane Coal Wharves inundated with floodwaters from the Brisbane River, 1890

StateLibQld 1 15558 South Brisbane Coal Wharves inundated with floodwa...

South Brisbane Coal Wharves inundated with floodwaters from the Brisbane River in 1890

StateLibQld 1 162799 Stratton Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1890 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 162799 Stratton Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 189...

Stratton Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1890 Brisbane flood. Public domain photograph of 19th-century portrait, child, children, infant, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 252472 Bridge of railway trucks across the floodwaters at Milton, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252472 Bridge of railway trucks across the floodwaters a...

Bridge of railway trucks across the floodwaters at Milton, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 86036 Inudated land near the Auchenflower railway station during the 1890s floods in Brisbane

StateLibQld 1 86036 Inudated land near the Auchenflower railway statio...

Inudated land near the Auchenflower railway station during the 1890s floods in Brisbane. Auchenflower railway station photographed in the 1890 flood. (Description supplied with photograph).

StateLibQld 1 184099 Street scene on Mary Street, Brisbane during the 1890s flood

StateLibQld 1 184099 Street scene on Mary Street, Brisbane during the ...

Street scene on Mary Street, Brisbane during the 1890s flood.

StateLibQld 1 237389 Floodwaters surround the West End Brewery, West End, Brisbane, ca. 1890

StateLibQld 1 237389 Floodwaters surround the West End Brewery, West E...

Floodwaters surround the West End Brewery, West End, Brisbane, ca. 1890. Young children float by in tubs while men row their dinghies. A lone gas light stands in the middle of the water where the street should ... More

StateLibQld 1 91364 Children demonstrating the depth of flood waters in Mary Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 91364 Children demonstrating the depth of flood waters i...

Children demonstrating the depth of flood waters in Mary Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood. A group of people including quite a few children have gathered near the intersection of Mary Street and Albert S... More

StateLibQld 1 252580 Looking up flooded Creek Street, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252580 Looking up flooded Creek Street, Brisbane, 1890

Looking up flooded Creek Street, Brisbane, 1890. A horse and wagon and a group of small children are standing in the middle of the flooded street. The Royal Bank of Queensland is on the right.

StateLibQld 1 83555 Scene at dry docks, South Brisbane, during March 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 83555 Scene at dry docks, South Brisbane, during March 1...

Scene at dry docks, South Brisbane, during March 1890 flood. Public domain photograph of shipyard, ship docks, harbor, port, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 85064 Stanley Street, South Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 85064 Stanley Street, South Brisbane, during the 1890 fl...

Stanley Street, South Brisbane, during the 1890 flood.

StateLibQld 1 131707 Mary Street, Brisbane during the 1890s flood

StateLibQld 1 131707 Mary Street, Brisbane during the 1890s flood

Mary Street, Brisbane during the 1890s flood.

StateLibQld 1 252556 Hilltop view of floodwaters in the Brisbane district, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252556 Hilltop view of floodwaters in the Brisbane distr...

Hilltop view of floodwaters in the Brisbane district, 1890. Notation on the image gives the location as Swan Hill. [The historical location Swan Hill has undergone name change and is now part of the current da... More

StateLibQld 1 252560 Houses inundated by floodwaters in the Milton area, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252560 Houses inundated by floodwaters in the Milton are...

Houses inundated by floodwaters in the Milton area, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 395501 Edward Street, Brisbane, during the March 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 395501 Edward Street, Brisbane, during the March 1890 fl...

Edward Street, Brisbane, during the March 1890 flood. Benjamin Bros Limited bulk stores is on the left. Temperance Boarding House and Smellie's can be seen on the right.

StateLibQld 1 70127 Floods in South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 70127 Floods in South Brisbane, 1890

Floods in South Brisbane, 1890. Roofs show above the floodwaters in South Brisbane, between Stanley and Grey Streets.

Queensland State Archives 519 Stanley Street South Brisbane during the 1890 flood March 1890

Queensland State Archives 519 Stanley Street South Brisbane during the...

Stanley Street, South Brisbane during the 1890 flood.

StateLibQld 1 114152 River Road, Toowong, during the 1890 Brisbane flood

StateLibQld 1 114152 River Road, Toowong, during the 1890 Brisbane flo...

River Road, Toowong, during the 1890 Brisbane flood. Sidney House (later the site of the ABC) is visible. (Description supplied with photograph) River Road later became Coronation Drive.

StateLibQld 1 130883 Margaret Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 130883 Margaret Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

Margaret Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood. Margaret Street, looking south, during the 1890 flood. People are seen standing, pants rolled up, in knee-deep water in the middle of the street. Image depicts ... More

StateLibQld 1 252512 Flooding at South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252512 Flooding at South Brisbane, 1890

Flooding at South Brisbane, 1890. The Skating Rink and the Terminus Hotel are visible.

StateLibQld 1 252520 Floodwaters at Eagle Street wharves, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252520 Floodwaters at Eagle Street wharves, Brisbane, 18...

Floodwaters at Eagle Street wharves, Brisbane, 1890. Small boats are floating on floodwaters where the road should be. A horse pulling a cart is standing in water almost up to his belly and men are standing wai... More

StateLibQld 1 252572 Houses under water in Douglas Street, Milton during the floods in Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252572 Houses under water in Douglas Street, Milton duri...

Houses under water in Douglas Street, Milton during the floods in Brisbane, 1890.

State Lib Qld 1 186823 Aftermath of the 1890 flood in Brisbane

State Lib Qld 1 186823 Aftermath of the 1890 flood in Brisbane

Aftermath of the 1890 flood in Brisbane. Scene at the corner of Mary and Market Streets during March of the 1890 flood. A boat appears to have come off its moorings and to be aground on Market Street.

StateLibQld 1 109480 Checking the flood levels in Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 109480 Checking the flood levels in Boundary Street, Wes...

Checking the flood levels in Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252500 Flooded Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252500 Flooded Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890

Flooded Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252576 Looking down flooded Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252576 Looking down flooded Stanley Street, South Brisba...

Looking down flooded Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1890. Some of the buildings inundated by floodwaters included James Ballantyne's buggy building premises, the undertakers and the Royal Mail Hotel.

StateLibQld 1 105584 South Brisbane during the March 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 105584 South Brisbane during the March 1890 flood

South Brisbane during the March 1890 flood. Scene at the intersection of Melbourne and Grey Streets, South Brisbane, during the March 1890 flood. A group of men in a rowing boat appear in the foreground. The Po... More

StateLibQld 1 130423 Flooding along Margaret Street in Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 130423 Flooding along Margaret Street in Brisbane, 1890

Flooding along Margaret Street in Brisbane, 1890. Carts pause at the edge of the flooding that inundated buildings and houses.

StateLibQld 1 185243 Horse and cart riding through the floodwaters on Brisbane's Mary Street, 1890

StateLibQld 1 185243 Horse and cart riding through the floodwaters on ...

Horse and cart riding through the floodwaters on Brisbane's Mary Street, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252548 Floodwaters stop traffic in Margaret Street, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252548 Floodwaters stop traffic in Margaret Street, Bris...

Floodwaters stop traffic in Margaret Street, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 115920 West End Brewery during the 1890 flood
StateLibQld 1 130383 Flood waters in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 130383 Flood waters in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane,...

Flood waters in Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 132095 Flooding at Cemetery Road, Toowong, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 132095 Flooding at Cemetery Road, Toowong, Brisbane, 189...

Flooding at Cemetery Road, Toowong, Brisbane, 1890. Flood waters on Cemetery Road, (later Sylvan Road) Toowong, Brisbane, 13 March 1890. Photograph taken by J. Hogg, George Street.

StateLibQld 1 252504 Flooded South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252504 Flooded South Brisbane, 1890

Flooded South Brisbane, 1890. The South Brisbane Brewery is the multi storey building with the tower in the centre of the view. Looking from North Quay,.

StateLibQld 1 252544 Floodwaters run strongly under the Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252544 Floodwaters run strongly under the Victoria Bridg...

Floodwaters run strongly under the Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 1890. The Brisbane River is in full flood, as seen from North Quay.

State Lib Qld 1 394993 View of a flooded Edward Street, Brisbane, 1890

State Lib Qld 1 394993 View of a flooded Edward Street, Brisbane, 1890

View of a flooded Edward Street, Brisbane, 1890. Public domain photograph of building, stereoscopic card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 186859 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1890 Brisbane flood, Queensland

StateLibQld 1 186859 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1890 Bri...

Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, during the 1890 Brisbane flood, Queensland.

StateLibQld 1 252592 Rescue boat in floodwaters at Toowong, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252592 Rescue boat in floodwaters at Toowong, Brisbane, ...

Rescue boat in floodwaters at Toowong, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252620 Young children playing in floodwaters in Merivale Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252620 Young children playing in floodwaters in Merivale...

Young children playing in floodwaters in Merivale Street, South Brisbane, 1890.

Queensland State Archives 518 North Quay Brisbane during the 1890 flood March 1890

Queensland State Archives 518 North Quay Brisbane during the 1890 floo...

North Quay, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood. (The original photograph caption makes reference to Boundary Street.)

Edward Street during a flood in Brisbane 1890 - cropped to focus on Martin building, now 41 Edward Street

Edward Street during a flood in Brisbane 1890 - cropped to focus on Ma...

R. Martin & Co building, 41 Edward Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 116672 Victoria Street, West End during the 1890 Brisbane floods

StateLibQld 1 116672 Victoria Street, West End during the 1890 Brisban...

Victoria Street, West End during the 1890 Brisbane floods.

StateLibQld 1 252536 Floodwaters in the street at Milton, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252536 Floodwaters in the street at Milton, Brisbane, 18...

Floodwaters in the street at Milton, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252588 People wading through the floodwaters in Merivale Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252588 People wading through the floodwaters in Merivale...

People wading through the floodwaters in Merivale Street, South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 394613 Edward Street during a flood in Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 394613 Edward Street during a flood in Brisbane, 1890

Edward Street during a flood in Brisbane, 1890. Scene is the block between Mary and Margaret Streets. (Description supplied with photograph.).

StateLibQld 1 77175 Breakfast Creek houses during the 1890 flood in Brisbane

StateLibQld 1 77175 Breakfast Creek houses during the 1890 flood in Br...

Breakfast Creek houses during the 1890 flood in Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 131271 Margaret Street under floodwater, March 1890

StateLibQld 1 131271 Margaret Street under floodwater, March 1890

Margaret Street under floodwater, March 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252492 Flooded Brisbane River as seen from Indooroopilly, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252492 Flooded Brisbane River as seen from Indooroopilly...

Flooded Brisbane River as seen from Indooroopilly, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 87516 Makeshift bridge of railway wagons during the 1890 flood in Auchenflower, Brisbane

StateLibQld 1 87516 Makeshift bridge of railway wagons during the 1890...

Makeshift bridge of railway wagons during the 1890 flood in Auchenflower, Brisbane. Flood scene during March 1890 floods showing a bridge of railway wagons constructed between Milton and Auchenflower to allow p... More

State Lib Qld 1 116864 Flood scene at intersection Elizabeth Street and Creek Street, Brisbane

State Lib Qld 1 116864 Flood scene at intersection Elizabeth Street an...

Flood scene at intersection Elizabeth Street and Creek Street, Brisbane, including a crowd of men, women and children on the corner, men in a boat and a man on a horse. In the background across the water is the... More

StateLibQld 1 115568 View of flooded street at Breakfast Creek, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 115568 View of flooded street at Breakfast Creek, Brisba...

View of flooded street at Breakfast Creek, Brisbane, 1890. View of flooded street scene at Breakfast Creek, Brisbane, 1890. A man and a boy sit in a rowboat in the foreground and a boy stands next to them. Othe... More

StateLibQld 1 252480 Children gathered around a boat floating in floodwaters in Alice Street, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252480 Children gathered around a boat floating in flood...

Children gathered around a boat floating in floodwaters in Alice Street, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252532 Floodwaters in Montague Road, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252532 Floodwaters in Montague Road, South Brisbane, 189...

Floodwaters in Montague Road, South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 53912 South Brisbane flood scene in 1890

StateLibQld 1 53912 South Brisbane flood scene in 1890

South Brisbane flood scene in 1890. Scene above intersection of Grey and Melbourne Streets during the March 1890 floods. A flooded Hayes's Terminus Hotel is shown half way along Melbourne Street.

State Lib Qld 1 111632 Child standing ankle deep in flooded Montague Road, West End, Brisbane, 1890

State Lib Qld 1 111632 Child standing ankle deep in flooded Montague R...

Child standing ankle deep in flooded Montague Road, West End, Brisbane, 1890.

State Lib Qld 1 252516 Floodwaters around the gasworks at South Brisbane, 1890

State Lib Qld 1 252516 Floodwaters around the gasworks at South Brisba...

Floodwaters around the gasworks at South Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 101532, Queensland, Australia

StateLibQld 1 101532, Queensland, Australia

Grey Street, South Brisbane, during the 1890 flood. Residents and children standing near the floodwaters. The houses on the lower side of Grey Street are partially submerged.

StateLibQld 1 111380 Floodwaters in the street outside the Royal Bank, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 111380 Floodwaters in the street outside the Royal Bank,...

Floodwaters in the street outside the Royal Bank, Brisbane, 1890. Creek Street in the 1890 flood. This Royal Bank building served as head office from 2nd February 1886 unitl the opening of the Queen Street offi... More

StateLibQld 1 128322 Flood waters in Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 128322 Flood waters in Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1...

Flood waters in Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1890. Public domain photograph of ship dock, port, embarkment, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 130791 Floods along Bayswater Road, Rosalie, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 130791 Floods along Bayswater Road, Rosalie, Brisbane, 1...

Floods along Bayswater Road, Rosalie, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252540 Floodwaters isolate neighbours across the street at Bayswater, Milton, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252540 Floodwaters isolate neighbours across the street ...

Floodwaters isolate neighbours across the street at Bayswater, Milton, 1890. Public domain photograph of a river bank, lake, pond, reflection, water, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

State Lib Qld 1 235081 Flooded Brisbane River viewed from Breakfast Creek Road, January 1890

State Lib Qld 1 235081 Flooded Brisbane River viewed from Breakfast Cr...

Flooded Brisbane River viewed from Breakfast Creek Road, January 1890.

State Lib Qld 1 253983 Stereoscopic view of a flooded Mary Street in Brisbane, ca. 1890

State Lib Qld 1 253983 Stereoscopic view of a flooded Mary Street in B...

Stereoscopic view of a flooded Mary Street in Brisbane, ca. 1890.

StateLibQld 1 113452 Floodwaters in West End, Brisbane, ca. 1890

StateLibQld 1 113452 Floodwaters in West End, Brisbane, ca. 1890

Floodwaters in West End, Brisbane, ca. 1890.

StateLibQld 1 235065 Bulimba ferry plies the flooded Brisbane River, 1890

StateLibQld 1 235065 Bulimba ferry plies the flooded Brisbane River, 1...

Bulimba ferry plies the flooded Brisbane River, 1890. Public domain image of ferry ship, historical photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

StateLibQld 1 252496 Flooded Brisbane River, looking towards the docks and the Customs House building, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252496 Flooded Brisbane River, looking towards the docks...

Flooded Brisbane River, looking towards the docks and the Customs House building, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252568 Houses surrounded by floodwaters at Newstead, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252568 Houses surrounded by floodwaters at Newstead, Bri...

Houses surrounded by floodwaters at Newstead, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 252596 Sailboat on Breakfast Creek Road during the floods, Brisbane, 1890

StateLibQld 1 252596 Sailboat on Breakfast Creek Road during the flood...

Sailboat on Breakfast Creek Road during the floods, Brisbane, 1890.

StateLibQld 1 299579 View of the South Brisbane Gas Works surrounded by flood water, 1890

StateLibQld 1 299579 View of the South Brisbane Gas Works surrounded b...

View of the South Brisbane Gas Works surrounded by flood water, 1890. The gas works were located near Davies Park along Montague Road, South Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 89764 Cattle in Edward Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood

StateLibQld 1 89764 Cattle in Edward Street, Brisbane, during the 1890...

Cattle in Edward Street, Brisbane, during the 1890 flood. Cattle in Edward Street, Brisbane, between Margaret and Mary Streets, during the 1890 flood, being rounded up by men, some wading and some on horseback.... More