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Photographic postcard men in protective clothing in a mock battle

Date: 1890-1953
Dimensions:
Overall: 137 x 86 x 1 mm
Medium: Photograph on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Postcard
Object No: ANMS1109[010]

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    Description
    This photograph depicts men in protective clothing probably training for close-quarters fighting.
    SignificanceThe Samuel J Hood photographic collection records an extensive range of maritime activity on Sydney Harbour, including sail and steam ships, crew portraits, crews at work, ship interiors, stevedores loading and unloading cargo, port scenes, pleasure boats and harbourside social activities from the 1890s through to the 1950s. They are also highly competent artistic studies and views - Hood was regarded as an important figure in early Australian photojournalism. Hood’s maritime photographs are one of the most significant collections of such work in Australia.
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