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SS AGE II loading coal possibly near Pyrmont in Sydney

Date: 1923-1934
Medium: Emulsion on nitrate film.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Nitrate negative
Object No: 00020370
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Pyrmont,

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    Description
    Australian Steamships Ltd's SS AGE II was built in 1923 and sold to the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and renamed KAZAN in 1934.
    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

    Web title: SS AGE II loading coal possibly near Pyrmont in Sydney

    Primary title: STEAM ALTONA SS "APOLO" 2 ALGOA SS "ABEOUR" [SIC]

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