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Captain Mathieson and crewmen standing on board ANTIOPE

Date: 1899-1953
Medium: Nitrate Negative
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Nitrate Negative
Object No: 00036919

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    This photograph depicts Captain Peter John Riber Mathieson (second from left) and crewmen standing on board the three-masted barque ANTIOPE.
    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: Captain Mathieson and crewmen standing on board ANTIOPE

    Assigned title: 5 crewmen posing on main deck of ANTIOPE.

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