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Digital Photograph - View of Passenger Deck & Passengers, Steamer Ferry, Port Phillip Bay, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 110999

Description Of Content:
View of the passenger deck and passengers on a steamer ferry. Seating, a funnel, and the deck above are all visible.

This photograph shows passengers on board a steamer ferry 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. This photograph shows people unknown to the family, but also shows a wider view of the open air passenger seating on the paddle steamer.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Heather O'Brien, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Ms Heather O'Brien
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: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: paddlesteamers - passenger
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

Place Depicted Notes: Probably Sorrento.
Source of Date Depicted: contributor's estimate.
Photographer: Unknown

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