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Photograph - Melbourne, Victoria, 1857 Image Reg. No: MM 20566

Description Of Content:
Sailing ships on the Yarra River. There is a small jetty in the foreground and the ships in the background are on the far side of a small weir (the "falls"). The river appears widest on the near side of the weir and the turning basin is visible on the
right. There are two tug boats next to the nearest sailing ship.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10.5 cm (Height), 14 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: jetties, sailing vessels, shipping docks, warehouses, weirs
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ports & Harbours
Tertiary Classification: wharves
Original Caption: Melbourne above Falls. 1857. (Copy from Sir. R. Daintree)
Organisations Depicted: Yarra River
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1857
Photographer: Sir R Daintree, 1857

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