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Negative - Spencer Street Ferry Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria, Mar 1898 Reg. No: MM 8144
- Spencer Street ferry wharf on the Yarra River, Melbourne, 3 March 1898. The Adelaide Steamship Company and the tea warehouse are visible in the background. Photograph taken 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:
- The Spencer Street Ferry Wharf. There are sailing ships at the wharves and buildings include a tea warehouse and the Adelaide Steamship Company. There are two horse and carts in the foreground.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
- The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
|Tagged with:||boats, horsedrawn vehicles, rivers, sailing vessels, warehouses, wharves, towns, townships|
|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:||Ports & Harbours|
|Organisations Depicted:||Adelaide Steamship Co.; Yarra River|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 35 mm|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 03 Mar 1898|
|Photographer:||Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 03 Mar 1898|
|Organisation Depicted:||Adelaide Steamship Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1898|