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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'Second Victorian Contingent Going Aboard the 'SS Euryalus' for Boer War, 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 111144

Description Of Content:
This stereograph shows twin images of uniformed soldiers of the Second Victorian Contingent board a ship from a pier, while a military band plays and onlookers gather around.

This stereograph shows the boarding of the Second Victorian Contingent onto the 'SS Euryalus', departing for the Boer War, 13 January 1900. This stereograph came from a collection of Melba Ryan's grandparents, Josephine and Martin Nowlan. A lot of them were bought around Federation as souvenirs. They were passed down to Melba's mother, Doris Holden, who passed them down to her.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
Contributed by Mr Dennis Ryan
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: boer war 1899-1902
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: embarkations
Original Caption: The 2nd Victorian Contingent going aboard the 'Euryalus'.
Inscriptions: Front (LHS): COPYRIGHT. Front (bottom): 2213 2nd Vic. Contingent going aboard the 'Euryalus'. Front (RHS): Sold only by George Rose, publisher, Windsor, Melbourne.
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Second Victorian Contingent
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 Jan 1900

Place Depicted Notes: Probably Railway Pier.
Source of Date Depicted: Based on the date of departure of the SS Euryalus for the Boer War.
Photographer: George Rose

Professional photographer.

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