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Horse drawn parade in Pitt Street, Sydney

Date: 1933-1940
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00035711
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    This photograph depicts a horse drawn procession in Sydney. Six draught horses tow a wagon of grain bearing the name "JF Ledgerwood & Co, Chaff & Grain Merchant, 168 Sussex Street" while onlookers stand either side of the street.
    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: Horse drawn parade in Pitt Street, Sydney

    Assigned title: Horse drawn parade in Pitt Street, Sydney.

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