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Photograph of a painting of a sailing ship

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[038]

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    Description
    This photograph is of a framed painting depicting a four-masted barque underway. Crewmen can be seen on the upper yards of the fore, main, and mizzen masts. A three masted schooner can be seen following in the distance.
    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.
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