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Royal Australian Navy men march through Martin Place for the Victory Parade

Date: 19 July 1919
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00035089
Place Manufactured:Martin Place

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    This photograph depicts Royal Australian Navy men marching through the Victory Arch in Martin Place, Sydney for the World War I Victory Parade held on 19 July 1919.
    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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