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Group photograph of naval officers and crew with the ship's dog

Date: 1917 - 1927
Overall: 65 x 45 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin photographic print, card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Barry Jones
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00018142

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    This photographic postcard features a group of naval officers and crew on board an unknown ship. The formal photograph is complete with the ships dog, taking pride of place in front of the captain in the first row.
    SignificanceThis postcard illustrates the role that pets have on board naval vessels. Pets provided companionship and eased the loneliness that seafarers felt during extended periods away from their home and loved ones during sea voyages.
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