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(4 pictures)
Picture relating to Townsville - titled 'Ships moored at the wharves in the shadow of Castle Hill, Townsville, 1913'
Picture relating to Townsville - titled 'Ships at the wharf in Townsville, surrounded by a hand illustrated frame, 1913'
Picture relating to Cape Moreton - titled 'Byrne family photographed in silhouette against the ocean at Cape Moreton, Moreton Island, Queensland, ca. 1913'
Picture relating to Brisbane - titled 'Ships moored at Petrie Bight, Brisbane, ca. 1913'

Ships moored at the wharves in the shadow of Castle Hill, Townsville, 1913

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1913
(contact QldPics about this picture)


Sir Robert Philp was a politician and Premier of Queensland from 07 December 1899 until 17 September 1903. He was also a founder of the large North Queensland company of Burns, Philp, based in Townsville. This album was presented to Sir Robert by the People's Progressive League, on his retirement from politics. All photographs in the album were taken by W. G. Laurie and have been surrounded with hand drawn and coloured frames created by Charlotte Cameron.