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HMAS MELBOURNE at No. 1 Naval Buoy

Date: 29 March 1924
Dimensions:
Overall: 82 x 103 mm, 2 mm, 0.04 kg
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Photographer Frederick Garner Wilkinson
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00037674
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    HMAS MELBOURNE is at naval buoy number 1 on 29 March 1924. This photograph was taken by Frederick Wilkinson during a ferry trip from Sydney to Nielsen Park.
    SignificanceThe print is part of the F G Wilkinson Photograph Collection, comprising more than 700 glass plate negatives of ships in Sydney Harbour between 1919 and 1936. The collection provides an extensive and well-documented coverage of the changing styles of shipping in the port of Sydney before the decline of the coastal trade. The background views also reveal the changing face of the city and harbour foreshores.
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    Web title: HMAS MELBOURNE at No. 1 Naval Buoy

    Primary title: HMAS MELBOURNE at No. 1 Naval Buoy on Saturday afternoon 29 March 1924

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