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Yacht under sail on Sydney Harbour

Date: c 1905
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transfer from the Mitchell Library
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00011362
Place Manufactured:Sydney
Related Place:Sydney Harbour,

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    Description
    The ferry in the background of this image appears to be a Reeks designed vessel of the Lady class.
    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 the many spectators and crowds who supported and followed the sailing races are also included in this visual record.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: SLOOP on Sydney Harbour, INSC 2232

    Web title: Yacht under sail on Sydney Harbour

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