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RMS FRANCONIA at West Circular Quay in Sydney

Date: 5 March 1927
Dimensions:
Overall: 120 x 164 mm, 0.082 kg
Medium: Glass plate negative
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the Estate of Peter Britz
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00017492
Place Manufactured:Circular Quay
Related Place:Sydney Harbour Bridge,

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    This image depicts Cunard Line's RMS FRANCONIA during its first visit to Sydney berthed at West Circular Quay on 5 March 1927. The Bushell's building is visible in the background as well as cranes being used to construct the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Newspaper articles reported that the liner was carrying 400 tourists.

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