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- A Place & Date Depicted Port Melbourne, Australia
Digital Photograph - Massed Crowds Visiting Japanese Warship, 'Asama', Princes Pier, 1924 Reg. No: MM 111121
- Description Of Content:
- 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
- Contributed by Dr Christina Cheers
|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.|
|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|