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Bow view of United States Navy warship at anchor

Date: c 1925
Medium: Nitrate Negative
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Nitrate Negative
Object No: 00034527
Place Manufactured:Sydney Harbour

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    Description
    This image depicts a United States Navy warship possibly in Sydney Harbour during the 1925 goodwill tour. On 23 July 1925, the United States Navy visited Sydney. The fleet departed for New Zealand on 6 August.
    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: Port bow view of U.S. warship at anchor.

    Web title: Bow view of United States Navy warship at anchor

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