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Glass Negative - by R. Johnson Photographic Studio, Queenscliff, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 030338

Description Of Content:
Group of 10 military personnel demonstrating the firing of the disappearing gun ( Queenscliff ) whilst 8 others observe note observers now standing to attention in presence.).
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: artillery, forts, lifting equipment, military, political demonstrations, sea shells, soldiers, storage, uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White; Half Plate
Place Depicted: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia


Peter Webster Posted on 08 Jan 2011 1:20 AM
The gun is not on a disappearing mounting. It is a B.L. 9.2 Inch 20 Ton Armstong Gun made by the Elswick Ordnance Company (E.O.C.) on a Barbette Mounting.

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