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  • nla.pic-vn3415591
  • PIC/9194 LOC Drawer J3
  • View of Circular Quay about 1890, [with] the old convict ship Success moored to the wharf [Sydney] [picture]
  • ca. 1890. 1 photograph : albumen ; 29.7 x 37.7 cm.
 
Title
View of Circular Quay about 1890, [with] the old convict ship Success moored to the wharf [Sydney] [picture]
Date
ca. 1890.
Extent
1 photograph : albumen ; 29.7 x 37.7 cm.
Biography
The Success was built in 1840 at Natmoo, Burma, for Cockerell & Co. of Calcutta. After voyages in many trades, she became a prison hulk in Australia, then an exhibition ship in Australia, England, Ireland and the Great Lakes, United States. Her career ended when she burned at Port Clinton, Ohio, 4th July,1946.
Notes
Condition: Good, glued to moun.

some losses upper left and lower left corners.

Title from inscription on verso.

"View of Circular Quay about 1890. The demolition of the old buildings at the foot of Pitt Street had already begun, though the Oriental Hotel is still shown. The Fire Station, at the corner of George Street and Circular Quay is seen in process of erection. The old convict ship Success is moored to the wharf in the centre of the picture."--Typed inscription attached to verso.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-vn3415591
Subject
  • Success (Ship) -- Photographs.
  • Convict ships -- Photographs.
  • Prison hulks -- Photographs.
  • Wharves -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.
  • Circular Quay (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
  • Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Photographs.
Identifier
nla.pic-vn3415591
Bib id
vn3415591
Call number(s)
  • PIC/9194 LOC Drawer J3 *
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