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Sailboats on Pittwater

Date: 1930s
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00034800
Place Manufactured:Pitt Water

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    Description
    This photograph depicts sailboats on Pittwater, Sydney with the yacht BOOMERANG in the background to the right with flags.
    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

    Primary title: GROUP OF SIX SAILBOATS ON HARBOUR

    Web title: Sailboats on Pittwater

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