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Rating: 5.0


Date: 19 March 1919
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: 00042213

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    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph from Fort Macquarie (Bennelong Point) of His Majesty's Australian Hospital Ship KANOWNA at No 1 Naval Buoy, Sydney Harbour at 1:10pm on Wednesday 19 March 1919. The steel lighter CENTIPEDE is alongside.
    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: KANOWNA

    Web title: HMAHS KANOWNA of Adelaide

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

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