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- A Place & Date Depicted Hobart, Australia
Photograph - Aerial View of Derwent River & Floating Bridge, Hobart, Tasmania, circa 1940s Reg. No: MM 044589
- Description Of Content:
- Aerial view of Hobart showing the Derwent River and Old Floating Bridge.
The Hobart Floating Bridge with a lift span near the western shoreline was brought into service on 22 December 1943, initially operating as a toll bridge until tolls were removed from 1 January 1949. The bridge remained in service until 17 August 1964, being replaced by the new high-level Tasman Bridge.
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|Tagged with:||aerial photographs, bridges, buildings, harbours, mountains, ports, rivers, wharves, suburbia, lift bridges, road bridges, suburbs, estuaries, pontoon bridges|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Metropolitan - Hobart|
|Tertiary Classification:||aerial townscapes|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, circa 1940s|
|Creator:||H Small, circa 1940s|