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Digital Photograph - Massed Crowds Visiting Japanese Warship, 'Asama', Princes Pier, 1924 Image Reg. No: MM 111121

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Massed crowds trying to get on board to visit a war ship berthed at pier.

This photograph shows the crowd on a pier attempting to see the Japanese warship 'Asama', probably at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne, February 1924. The photograph was taken by Ronald Cheers, who along with thousands of others visited these naval ships during their stay in Port Melbourne.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Dr Christina Cheers, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Dr Christina Cheers
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: naval vessels - japanese
Original Caption: View of the crowd.
Inscriptions: View of the crowd. / 2/24. F4 M.
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1924

Source of Date Depicted: Written record kept by photographer.
Photographer: Mr Ronald Cheers

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