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Digital Photograph - Orient Line Ship, 'Orsova' at Railway Pier, Port Melbourne, circa 1913 Reg. No: MM 110331
- Description Of Content:
- View of steam ship moored at pier, with smaller vessel alongside.
This photograph shows the ship 'Orsova' of the Orient Line at Railway Pier, Port Melbourne, circa 1913. Stanley Fletcher was training to become a professional photographer with Powers Studio before World War One, but then he enlisted to become a serviceman. Photographs like these could be printed as postcards and there are many postcards of the 'Orsova' and Railway Pier in existence. This photograph also shows a steam tug boat alongside the 'Orsova'.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Nancy Gallagher, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Nancy Gallagher
|Tagged with:||fremantle, john flynn, george walter smith, raycapps, orsova, ww1|
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Ports & Harbours|
|Organisations Depicted:||Railway Pier; 'Orsova'; Orient Line|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1913
Place Depicted Notes: Now Station Pier.
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
|Photographer:||Mr Stanley Fletcher|
|Ship Depicted:||Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), circa 1913|