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Glass Negative - Sailors on HMS Royal Arthur, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Nov 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030188

Summary:
Sailors aboard HMS Royal Arthur,at anchor during its visit to Port Melbourne, 3 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:
Sailors shown relaxing on the deck of HMS Royal Arthur.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: british military, sailors, smoking, uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: naval vessels - british
Original Caption: SAILORS ON ROYAL ARTHUR.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 03 Nov 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 03 Nov 1898

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