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Norwegian barque HJERTNES under sail

Date: c 1900
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Mr and Mrs Glassford
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: ANMS1092[029]

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    Description
    Photograph of a printed image of a barque under sail with the words 'HJERTNES NORGE' visible along the centre of its hull.
    SignificanceThe Hall photographic collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour from the 1890s to the 1930s. The collection documents the lively sailing scene in Sydney during this period and features images of vessels ranging from large racing and cruising yachts to the great array of skiffs and the emerging technologies of motorboats. Images of many iconic vessels are also included in this visual record.
    HistoryNorwegian steel barque HJERTNES was launched in 1891 at Grangemouth Dockyard, England, and built for A.J. Freberg of Sandefjord, Norway.

    HJERTNES was sold in 1917,modified to a barquentine rig and renamed NELLIE. The vessel was sold again several times during the 1920s and underwent another name change, this time to TILLI.
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