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Glass Negative - Diver at Stern of SS Ulimaroa, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Apr 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 030277

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:
The stern of a ship showing a crowd gathered at the ship 's rail looking down at some activity in the water below. several men on a smallish steam boat and a dinghy are engaged in some diving operation.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: boats, marine transport, ports, shipping, ships, standard dress diving, steamships, 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: screw steamers - passenger
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
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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