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Men in yachting uniforms standing on the verandah of an unidentified yacht club, Probably RSYS.

Date: 1920-1925
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transfer from the Mitchell Library
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00010318
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    Sailing identity Frank Albert can be seen holding the rail, far left. The gentleman standing at the lowest point on the stairs is likely to be Colonel Alfred Spain.
    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

    Web title: Men in yachting uniforms standing on the verandah of an unidentified yacht club, Probably RSYS.

    Assigned title: Men in maritime uniforms, inscribed 368

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