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Negative - George Beckett on HMS Royal Arthur, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Nov 1898 Reg. No: MM 8174
- George Beckett pretending to fire the quick firing gun aboard the HMS Royal Arthur, during its visit to Port Melbourne, 3 November 1898.
Photograph by Thomas Beckett. Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
- Description Of Content:
- A young boy at the controls of a rapid firing gun on the HMS Royal Arthur.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
- The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
|Tagged with:||artillery, british military, military, ships, weapons|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Steam Power|
|Tertiary Classification:||naval vessels - british|
|People Depicted:||Beckett, George|
|Organisations Depicted:||Hms Royal Arthur|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 35 mm|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 03 Nov 1898|
|Photographer:||Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 03 Nov 1898|