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Photograph - HMAS Australia, Portrait of a Seaman, 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 123856

Summary:
One of 63 postcards contained in an album that was owned by Cliff Nowell. There are 25 postcards mounted inside the album and 38 postcard held loosely with in it, (loose postcards housed separately).

The images depict photographs of sailors from HMAS Australia and of family and friends. It also conatins a mixture of hand-painted cards (two), original photographs (mostly studio or professional) and several commerical postcards.
Description:
Black and white gelatin silver photograph with postcard backing.
Description Of Content:
Portrait of William Fry, a seaman sitting on a chair on board a ship during World War I.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 135 mm (Height), 84 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: portraits, postcards, world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, naval forces, seamen
Themes this item is part of: The Royal Australian Navy, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Souvenirs & Mementoes
Tertiary Classification: postcards
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on the back of the post card; 'POST CARD / This Space for communication / The Address to be written here / STAMP HERE'
Hand written in black ink on the back of the photograph; 'William Fry / 32 1915
People Depicted: Fry, William
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: 1915
Original Owner: Clifford Nowell - Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Ship Named: Royal Australian Navy (RAN)
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Arthur Winzenried, Green Grows Our Garden: a Centenary History of Horticultural Education at Burnley, South Yarra, 1991

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