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Digital Photograph - View of Japan's 'Rising Sun' Flag on Warship 'Asama' at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne, 1924 Image Reg. No: MM 111122

Description Of Content:
Japanese Imperial 'Rising Sun' flag on war-ship 'Asama' berthed at pier.

This photograph shows the Imperial flag on the Japanese warship 'Asama', probably berthed 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
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: Jap flag on Jap warship Asama.
Inscriptions: Jap. Flag on Jap warship Asama. /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

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