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Horse drawn parade at corner of College and Park Streets in Sydney

Date: 1933-1940
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00035713
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    This photograph depicts a horse drawn cart carrying a horse and men, followed by four draught horses towing an 'Oatmeal Stout' float. The image was possibly captured on the corner of Park and College Streets in Sydney.
    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.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Horse drawn parade at corner of College and Park Street Sydney, New South Wales.

    Web title: Horse drawn parade at corner of College and Park Streets in Sydney

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