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Glass Negative - Visiting Japanese Cruiser 'Kongo' Berthed at Railway Pier, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 03 Jul 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030163

Summary:
Crowd examining the Japanese naval cruiser Kongo, Melbourne, July 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:
View of crowd on board Japanese vessel 'Kongo' similar to 50857.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: japanese, marine transport, sailors, shipping, ships, spectators, water transport
Themes this item is part of: 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 - japanese
Original Caption: ON BOARD JAPANESE KONGO.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 03 Jul 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 03 Jul 1898

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