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Negative - Diver at Stern of SS Ulimaroa, Melbourne, Victoria, Apr 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 8188

Summary:
Diver operating at the stern of the mail ship SS Ulimaroa, Port Melbourne, 27 April 1910. The ship operated between Australia and New Zealand. 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 diver operating at the stern of the SS Ultimarda. The diver is operating from a small steam boat and there is a dinghy beside the boat.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: divers, ships, standard dress diving, steamboats
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: screw steamers - passenger
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 27 Apr 1910
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 27 Apr 1910
Ship Depicted: Huddart Parker Co Pty Ltd, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 27 Apr 1910

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