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ULYSSES of Liverpool

Date: 18 April 1930
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: 00041745

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    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph of the ULYSSES departing Sydney for England at 11:18am on Friday 18 April 1930 aboard a ferry from Taronga Park to Circular Quay. In the background, the south-east pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge can be seen under construction.
    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

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

    Web title: ULYSSES of Liverpool

    Assigned title: ULYSSES

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