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Negative - Crowd of People at Boat Harbour with Boats at Anchor & Steam Launch, Queenscliff, Victoria, 1914 Image Reg. No: MM 000113

Description Of Content:
Queenscliff harbour with a large group of people on the beach and many moored boats. The women are wearing hats and dresses and the men suits typical of the Edwardian era.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Frank Pitts, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: boats, crayfish, fishermen, fishing, jetties, sailors, steamboats, fashions
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Beaches
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, 1914
Photographer: Ms Lilian Pitts, 1914


Alexander McLean Posted on 14 Jan 2015 6:09 PM
The steam vessel is actually the Military Launch Mars That was built in Williamstown about 1890 and served with the Australian army up to 1946. During ww2 she was identified as army tug (AT139 Mars) and was based on Garrison duties at Queenscliff towing targets

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