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Wollongong, c1890

This is a full plate glass negative entitled 'Wollongong', by Kerry and Co, Sydney. The silver gelatin dry plate glass negative in landscape format, taken between 1884 and 1917, depicts Wollongong wharf in Wollongong, New South Wales. A rail system for coal skips is in thecentre foreground of the image, and there are fully ...

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Model of the Princess of Tasmania passenger ferry, 2004

This is a model of the Bass Strait passenger ferry 'Princess of Tasmania', in a perspex case. It was made from wood and perspex by Iain Scott-Stevenson for the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, in 2004. The model is finely finished, complete with decks, lifeboats, radio masts and deck equipment. The hull is beige and the decks ...

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Australian surfboat used by North Curl Curl lifesavers, 1972

This is a single-ender surfboat, the Nola Hubbard, constructed in 1972 in New South Wales and used by the North Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club. It is made of cedar, silver ash and plywood, and has a brass keel band. The unused oars shown here are stored on top of four wooden bench seats. The name has been painted in yellow ...