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CITY OF BIRMINGHAM of Glasgow

Date: 19 November 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: 00041747

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    Description
    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph from Dawes Point of the CITY OF BIRMINGHAM arriving in Sydney from Dunedin, New Zealand on Monday morning 19 November 1923.
    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

    Assigned title: CITY OF BIRMINGHAM

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

    Web title: CITY OF BIRMINGHAM of Glasgow

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