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CHYEBASSA of Glasgow

Date: 16 March 1924
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: 00042176

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    Description
    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph of the CHYEBASSA at No 21 wharf Jones Bay, Pyrmont, Sydney on Sunday afternoon 16 March 1924. Wilkinson captured the photograph aboard a ferry from Circular Quay to Balmain.
    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: CHYEBASSA of Glasgow

    Assigned title: CHYEBASSA

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