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Date: 3 December 1932
83 x 108 x 2 mm
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Photographer Frederick Garner Wilkinson
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00041585

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    The British cargo vessel BRADBURN was photographed at No 4 Athol Bight on Saturday 3 December 1932. This image was captured from the 3.15pm boat travelling from Circular Quay to Taronga Park, Sydney.
    SignificanceThis photograph 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.
    HistoryBRADBURN was a steel-screw vessel of 4,736 tons built in 1930 by W Gray & Co Ld at West Hartlepool. In 1932 it was owned by Leeds Shipping Company Ld and registered in Bideford under a British flag. In 1952 it was renamed KAIYO MARU and then scrapped in 1967.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

    Assigned title: BRADBURN

    Web title: BRADBURN

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