Floodwaters rise in the heart of Ipswich, January 1887

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 January 1910

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Photographer: Unidentified

Location: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

Description: Spectators stand on high ground outside the Ipswich Furniture Mart to observe the rising floodwaters. Some shops and houses are inundated and a rowboat appears to be carrying a passenger to safety.

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