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Starboard view of yacht ERA under sail on Sydney Harbour

Date: c 1890
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Bruce Stannard
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00002227
Place Manufactured:Sydney Harbour

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    Description
    A gaff cutter, ERA, sailing on Sydney Harbour, by William Hall.
    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: GAFF CUTTER

    Web title: Starboard view of yacht ERA under sail on Sydney Harbour

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