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Negative - Sydney, New South Wales, 1938 Image Reg. No: MM 004531

Description Of Content:
The re enactment at Circular Quay of the raising of the British flag, staged for the 150th anniversary of the settlement of Australia. The SS Gippsland is on the left in the background (see also MM 004530). There is also a naval ship (possibly the heavy cruiser HMAS Australia II) and a number of ferries.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from K Dahlsen, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bridges, celebrations, ceremonies, commemorations, ferries, flags, harbours, ships
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Organisations Depicted: Sydney Harbour; SS 'Gippsland'
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1938

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