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Glass Negative - Federation Celebrations, Russian Cruiser 'Gromoboi' Berthed at Railway Pier, Port Melbourne, Victoria, May 1901 Image Reg. No: MM 030218

Imperial Russian armoured cruiser Gromoboi, visiting Melbourne for the celebrations of the opening of Federal Parliament, May 1901.

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:
Russian 'Gromoboy' class ship which came out for the Federation celebration, Federation celebrations, May 1901 possibly the'Gromoboi'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: ships, spectators, steamships, street lighting, washing, wharves, engine
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: naval vessels - russian
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 1901
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, May 1901

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