A Sailing Regatta tagged image from photographer – Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons as published on Flickr.
Yacht STANLEY on Sydney Harbour during the 1899 Anniversary Day Regatta
Yacht STANLEY on Sydney Harbour during the 1899 Anniversary Day Regatta by Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s William J Hall collection. The Hall collection provides 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 00013868