Brisbane flood, left bank, 1893

Brisbane flood, left bank, 1893. Produced by the Survey Office, this map shows the extent of the ‘Great Flood’ of February 1893 on the left bank of the Brisbane River through St Lucia, Toowong, Taringa and Auchenflower. Drawn over an existing sheet map of Brisbane, only one side of the river is shown. Field staff surveyed the city one section at a time from which a single map could be compiled. This map is signed by the staff surveyor ‘Mr Bedford’ and dated 25 March 1893. Collection of the Museum of Lands, Mapping and Surveying 

Original scale: 
10 chains to an inch
Survey Office
Date captured: 
15 April 2015
Date created: 
15 April 2015
Date issued: 
1 January 1893
Collection of the Museum of Lands, Mapping and Surveying