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Unidentified steamship at Circular Quay

Date: c 1919
Dimensions:
82 x 108 mm
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Photographer Frederick Garner Wilkinson
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00042342

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    Description
    This photograph depicts a single funnel steamship moored alongside eastern Circular Quay with part of the Sydney Tram Depot visible to the right of image.
    SignificanceThis photograph is representative of steamships in Sydney Harbour in the first half of the 20th century.

    The print 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 decline of the coastal trade. 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: Unknown steam ship

    Web title: Unidentified steamship at Circular Quay

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