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MV IDOMENEUS of Liverpool

Date: 15 February 1931
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: 00041740

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    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph of MV IDOMENEUS anchored at Athol Bight (near Bradleys Head), Sydney at 9:30am on Sunday 15 February 1931 on board a ferry from Taronga Park to Circular Quay.
    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.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: MV IDOMENEUS of Liverpool

    Assigned title: MV IDOMENEUS

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

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