Sloop on Sydney Harbour

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Where: 1d Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William Hall collection. The Hall collection combines photographs from both William J Hall and his father William Frederick Hall. The images provide an important pictorial record of recreational boating in Sydney Harbour, from the 1890s to the 1930s – from large racing and cruising yachts, to the many and varied skiffs jostling on the harbour, to the new phenomenon of motor boating in the early twentieth century. The collection also includes studio portraits and images of the many spectators and crowds who followed the sailing races.

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Object number: 00011396

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Owner: Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
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    Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons

    • 04/Dec/2012 05:02:16

    www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia/ You are a gem :) Thank you for identifying that structure on the beach. Now we now where it is, and we could find other photos in the Manly Council Image Library of this building.

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    colinbm

    • 31/Jan/2014 12:14:32

    16 Foot Skiff on Middle Harbour with Clontarf Beach in the background. The building is the siphon for the Northern Suburbs Ocean Outfall Sewer (NSOOS) under Middle Harbour.