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Digital Photograph - Man with Pipe Reading Newspaper & Woman in Turban, Sitting on Steamer Ferry, Port Phillip Bay, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 110995

Description Of Content:
Man smoking pipe, wearing hat and reading newspaper, sitting next to smiling woman in turban on steamer ferry. Other passengers, wood panelling and tarpaulins are visible.

This photograph shows passengers aboard a steamer ferry on Port Phillip Bay, circa 1920. Not much is know by the family about this photograph. Adrian Holloway and his mother Elizabeth Holloway, and probably his two sisters went on an outing on one of the Port Phillip ferries, either the 'Hygeia', 'Weeroona' or 'Ozone', probably to Sorrento, in the 1920s. The photograph shows Adrian smoking a pipe in a broad brimmed, high crowned hat, and his mother in a turban style hat with a crest on it, in the centre of the crowds on board the steamer.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Heather O'Brien, 2006
Contributed by Ms Heather O'Brien
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: paddlesteamers - passenger
People Depicted: Holloway, Elizabeth; Holloway, Adrian; other people unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's estimate.
Photographer: Unknown

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