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Digital Photograph - Painting 42 Foot Steel Hulled Ketch, Backyard, Donvale, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 110526

Description Of Content:
A man and woman painting the hull of their boat pale grey in the backyard under a blue tarpaulin.

This photograph shows Barbara and Bert Schutte in December 1979, touching up the primer on the boat they built, 'a 42 foot single chine steel ketch.' They built it in their backyard over a 5 year period, finishing in 1982. They then did many trips together in Australian waters. They sold the boat in 1984.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Barbara Schutte, 2006
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ship Building & Repair
Tertiary Classification: home built yachts
Inscriptions: Dec '79, 34 Garden Rd Donvale
People Depicted: Schutte, Barbara; Schutte, Bert
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Donvale, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1979
Photographer: Unknown

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