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Orient Liner - Departure from Sydney

Date: 1917-1952
Dimensions:
88 x 140 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Photographer Frederick Garner Wilkinson
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: 00042343

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    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

    Primary title: Orient Liner - Departure from Sydney

    Assigned title: RMS ORMONDE departure from Sydney

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