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Negative - Kista Dan, by Laurie Richards Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Mar 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 56959

Description Of Content:
'Kista Dan' a male ship 's captain showing a man the engine of the Antarctic ice breaker 'Kista Dan'. The ship is moored at a Melbourne wharf.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: antarctic exploration, antarctic research, antarctica, engines, expeditions, exploration, guided tours, sailors, ships, uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Laurie Richards Collection, Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power - Motor Vessels
Tertiary Classification: engine rooms
Original Caption: KISTADAN
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 Mar 1954
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, 31 Mar 1954


DD Posted on 15 Mar 2014 1:53 PM
What is a male ship? I've heard of a mail ship. If it refers to the captain's gender why do you need to state this? Also there seems to be an overprint of deer antlers on the photo. Thanks for the interesting photos.

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