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Digital Photograph - Woman Marking Waterline on 42 Foot Steel Hulled Ketch, Backyard, Donvale, 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 110527

Description Of Content:
Woman in overalls, marking the waterline on a red boat with newspaper in the backyard.

This photograph shows Barbara Schutte in 1980 marking the waterline on the boat that she and her husband Bert 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: 1980 Marking waterline, 34 Garden Rd, Donvale
People Depicted: Schutte, Barbara
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Donvale, Victoria, Australia, 1980
Photographer: Mr Bert Schutte

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