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Unidentified officer, possibly Chief Engineer, on board SS OBRA I

Date: 1895-1923
Medium: Emulsion on nitrate film.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Nitrate negative
Object No: 00020854
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:UNKNOWN,

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    Description
    The British India Steam Navigation Company's SS OBRA I was built in 1895 and sold in 1923.
    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.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ENGINEERS, BRITISH INDIA LINE

    Web title: Unidentified officer, possibly Chief Engineer, on board SS OBRA I

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