MOUNT STEWART visitors farewell, c 1920 – Sydney Picture

MOUNT STEWART visitors farewell, c 1920

MOUNT STEWART was built in 1891 for the Australian wool trade, with a small number of berths for passengers. It was broken up in 1925.

This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Samuel J. Hood Studio collection. Sam Hood (1872-1953) was a Sydney photographer with a passion for ships. His 60-year career spanned the romantic age of sail and two world wars. The photos in the collection were taken mainly in Sydney and Newcastle during the first half of the 20th century.

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Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection

Object no. 00023413

Image published by Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons on 2012-10-31 05:09:11 and used under Creative Commons license.

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