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Glass Negative - HMVS Childers, Williamstown, Victoria, Nov 1898 Reg. No: MM 030190
- HMVS Childers, Victorian Navy torpedo boat, Williamstown, November 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:
- HMVS Childers shown tied up at wharf at Williamstown. The Childers was Victoria 's first true torpedo boat.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
|Tagged with:||naval forces, ports, ships, wharves, victorian navy|
|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 - australian|
|Original Caption:||CHILDERS, MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT, WILLIAMSTOWN.|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 29 Nov 1898|
|Photographer:||Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 29 Nov 1898|
|Ship Depicted:||Victorian Colonial Navy, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 29 Nov 1898|