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SS QUEEN MARGARET, possibly near Port Jackson in Sydney

Date: 1890-1912
Medium: Emulsion on nitrate film.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Nitrate negative
Object No: 00020396
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Sydney,

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    Description
    The Dunlop Steamship Company Ltd's SS QUEEN MARGARET I was built in 1890. In 1912, it was sold to L Possehl and Company and renamed LUBECK.
    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: STEAMERS" ZAMBEZI" [SIC] "JUPITER" " HALLAMSHIRE" "TROPEA" W "SUNGAI" "LARGOLAW" SS "KYLEMHOR" "CAPE FINNESTERE"

    Web title: SS QUEEN MARGARET, possibly near Port Jackson in Sydney

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