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Wool barge ROB ROY, River Darling, NSW

Date: 1880-1910
Dimensions:
Overall: 99 x 151 mm
Medium: Ink on paper, card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00019475
Place Manufactured:Australia
Related Place:Darling,

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    Description
    This photograph depicts the paddle steamer ROB ROY moored against a bank of the Darling River with bales of wool beside it. A shed appears futher up the bank at centre left and bales of wool and a cart appear among the gum trees at centre right. The side paddle wheeled steamer is inscribed 'ROB ROY SYDNEY' on its bow. Below the image on the card is the inscription '2016. Wool barge. R. Darling. NSW' in pen and 'C.L.Hume' in pencil.
    SignificancePARSONS, R.[1]. `SHIPS OF THE INLAND RIVERS'. GUMERACHA, SOUTH AUSTRALIA: GOULD BOOKS. 1987. 386.2243609944 PAR MARSHALL,B.` PADDLE BOATS OF THE MURRAY-DARLING SYSTEM'. BURWOOD, VICTORIA: MERCURY. 1988. 386.224 MAR PARSONS, R.[2]. `PADDLE STEAMERS OF AUSTRALASIA'. LOBETHAL, SOUTH AUSTRALIA: R.H.PARSONS. 1967. 386.22430994 PAR `THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING 1902-1903.'
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Wool barge ROB ROY, River Darling, NSW

    Primary title: WOOL BARGE, RIVER DARLING, NEW SOUTH WALES, ALBUMEN PRINT ON PAPER MOUNTED ON CARD

    Related People
    Photographer: C L Hume

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