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ISONOMIA of Panama

Date: 13 October 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: 00042142

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    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph of the ISONOMIA anchored in Snails Bay at Birchgrove, Sydney on Saturday afternoon 13 October 1923 aboard a Parramatta ferry. Barges loaded with timber are alongside the ship.
    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: ISONOMIA

    Web title: ISONOMIA of Panama

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