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18-foot skiffs sailing near Cremorne Point, Sydney Harbour

Date: c 1900
Dimensions:
Overall: 164 x 251 mm, 1 mm, 0.15 kg
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transfer from the Mitchell Library
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00013830
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    The vessel with the horseshoe emblem on its mainsail may be 18-footer PASTIME. Similarly, the yacht displaying a clover on its sail (far right) is likely to be SHAMROCK.
    SignificanceThe Hall photographic collection provides an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour from the 1890s to the 1930s. The collection documents the lively sailing scene in Sydney during this period and features images of vessels ranging from large racing and cruising yachts to the great array of skiffs and the emerging technologies of motorboats. Images of many of Sydney Harbour's historic sailing clubs and events are also included in this visual record.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: 18-foot skiffs sailing near Cremorne Point, Sydney Harbour

    Primary title: UNTITLED (EIGHTEEN FOOTERS RACING ON SYDNEY HARBOUR)

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