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Shipping wool at Circular Quay in Sydney, c1900

This is a silver gelatin full plate glass negative with the title 'Shipping wool, Circular Quay', taken by the Australian photographic studio Kerry and Co, Sydney, at some time between 1884 and 1917. It shows bales of wool being lifted by a shipboard crane onto the deck of a ship. The caption, studio number and studio mark ...

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'Darling Harbour', 1884-1917

This full plate glass negative entitled 'Darling Harbour' was taken by Sydney photographic studio Kerry and Co at some stage between 1884 and 1917. The silver gelatin dry plate glass negative in landscape format depicts boats moored in Darling Harbour and rail infrastructure. The caption, studio number and studio mark are ...

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White Star liner MV Georgic and passengers at Station Pier, Port Melbourne, 1949

This is a black-and-white photograph showing a view of MV Georgic, the ship the Atkinson family arrived on as British immigrants to Australia at Station Pier in Port Melbourne, on 12 February 1949. This photograph was collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006 and is a digital copy of the original.

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Ship at Number 8 Berth, Docklands, Melbourne, 1935

This is a sepia photograph showing a large ship moored at Number 8 Berth, Docklands, Melbourne in 1935. Industrial buildings can be seen in the background. The image is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Magic lantern glass slide, Kew, London, late 19th century

This is a glass slide for use in a magic lantern projector. It is a tinted colour photograph of Kew, England, and it was made in the late 19th century.

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Rise and fall of the Canton trade system III: Canton and Hong Kong, 1700-1860s

This is a collection of online materials about the foreign traders' enclave in Guangzhou (Canton) in China and the rise of Hong Kong as a trading centre and British colony. The vehicle for this collection is part III of a three-part illustrated essay about the rise and fall of the 'Canton trade system'. Connected to this ...

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Felice Beato's Japan: places - an album by the pioneer foreign photographer in Yokohama, 1860s-70s

This is a collection of online materials focusing on an album of 50 photographs of scenes in Japan in the late 1860s or early 1870s. It was compiled by photographer Felice Beato. The materials consist of an illustrated essay by Associate Professor Allan Hockley and five different ways of viewing the photographs and their ...

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Pests and threats

This website is designed to support science and geography inquiry activities on protecting the marine environment from introduced pests. It contains information, images and learning objects about different aspects of marine pests, including the way in which these pests have been transported around the world by ships and ...

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Ports and the conservation of the marine environment

This website is designed to support science and geography inquiry activities for students on ports and shipping and impacts on the marine environment. It contains information, images and learning objects about all aspects of ports, including information on land and sea transport around Australia and how ports are managed ...