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BARON ELCHO of Ardrossan

Date: 19 April 1924
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: 00042252

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    Frederick Wilkinson took this photograph of the BARON ELCHO berthed at No 23 wharf Jones Bay, Sydney on Saturday afternoon 19 April 1924. Wilkinson took this photo aboard a ferry from Erskine Street, Darling Harbour to Bald Rock, 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

    Web title: BARON ELCHO of Ardrossan

    Collection title: F G Wilkinson Shipping Photographs Collection

    Assigned title: BARON ELCHO

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