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Spectators watching warships from Man O'War steps

Date: c 1920
Dimensions:
Overall: 90 x 142 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: 00032398

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    Description
    This decorative gold coloured postcard features an oval landscape depicting naval warships in Farm Cove with spectators at the Man O'War steps looking out toward the ships. Around the illustration are large decorative flowers, with the caption 'Warships, Sydney' below.
    SignificanceThis postcard depicts an important historical image of Farm Cove and the Man O' War steps in the early 20th century. The Man O'War steps have served as a landing and embarkation point for British and Australian fleets for over 150 years.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: WARSHIPS, SYDNEY

    Web title: Spectators watching warships from Man O'War steps

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