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PERSIC of Liverpool

Date: 14 November 1923
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: 00042070

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    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph of the PERSIC departing Sydney for Brisbane on Wednesday 14 November 1923 from Fort Macquarie (Bennelong Point).
    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

    Assigned title: PERSIC

    Web title: PERSIC of Liverpool

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