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SS WALTON HALL

Date: 1 September 1923
Dimensions:
83 x 108 x 2 mm
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Photographer Frederick Garner Wilkinson
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00040986

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    Description
    SS WALTON HALL of the Ellerman & Bucknall Line is shown at wharf No 1 Dawes Point, Sydney Harbour on Saturday 1 September 1923. This photograph was taken from Bennelong.
    SignificanceThis photograph represents WALTON HALL and trade between Britain and Australia during the first half of the 20th century.

    It is part of the F G Wilkinson Photograph Collection, comprising more than 700 glass plate negatives of ships in Sydney Harbour between 1919 and 1936. The collection provides an extensive and well-documented coverage of the changing styles of shipping in the port of Sydney before the gradual decline of the coastal trade, and in a period which was probably the peak reached by commercial shipping in Australia. The backgrounds also reveal the changing face of the city and harbour foreshores.
    HistorySS WALTON HALL was a 4932 ton cargo vessel built in 1907. Constructed by Barclay Curle at Whitinch it was owned by the Ellerman Line Ld. WALTON HALL was scrapped in 1931 at Port Glasgow.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

    Web title: SS WALTON HALL

    Assigned title: SS WALTON HALL

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