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Photograph of a moored vessel taken from Kurraba Point, Sydney Harbour

Date: c 1910
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Mr and Mrs Glassford
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: ANMS1092[226]

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    Description
    An inscription seen in the lower left corner of the photograph reads: 'Mersey'.
    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 the many spectators and crowds who supported and followed the sailing races are also included in this visual record.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Photograph of a moored vessel taken from Kurraba Point, Sydney Harbour

    Assigned title: Negative of vessel MERSEY

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