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Black and white photograph taken from a headland depicting various vessels at sea

Date: 1899-1953
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00034989

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    Description
    This photograph depicts various vessels just outside of Sydney Harbour. Far right is possibly the Manly cargo vessel, NARABEEN.
    SignificanceThe Samuel J Hood photographic collection records an extensive range of maritime activity on Sydney Harbour, including sail and steam ships, crew portraits, crews at work, ship interiors, stevedores loading and unloading cargo, port scenes, pleasure boats and harbourside social activities from the 1890s through to the 1950s. They are also highly competent artistic studies and views - Hood was regarded as an important figure in early Australian photojournalism. Hood’s maritime photographs are one of the most significant collections of such work in Australia.
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    Web title: Black and white photograph taken from a headland depicting various vessels at sea

    Assigned title: Black and white image from a headland depicting various ships at sea.

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