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The Orient liner ORCADES steaming up Sydney Harbour on her maiden trip to Australia

Date: November 1937
Dimensions:
Overall: 164 x 219 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00021334
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Sydney,

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    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.
    HistoryIdentified as the second ORCADES on its Maiden Voyage to Australia in November 1937. This image was published in the Newcastle Morning Herald on Friday 19 November 1937 see ANMS0405[007] for the newspaper clipping.
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    Assigned title: The Orient liner ORCADES steaming up Sydney Harbour on her maiden trip to Australia

    Web title: ORCADES in Sydney Harbour on its maiden voyage in 1937

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