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Photograph - Loading Fish Flour

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
A black and white photograph of bags of flour being hoisted from small row boats up onto the ship. The deck of the ship can be seen on the left side, and eight boats, filled with people and flour bags, towards the right hand corner.
Size
H10.1 x W15.1
Object Registration
0200
Keywords
allan-quinn, photograph, angola, fish-flour, letters-from-abroad
Historical information
The photographs shows how the fish flour produced in Angola was loaded by the local people onto ships for exportation.
This photograph was exhibited by the Mission to Seafarers as part of the exhibition "Letters from Abroad" in 2012.
Made By
Allan Charles Quinn (Maker)
Significance
This is a photograph from the Allan Charles Quinn collection which is a collection of letters and photograph depicting aspects of life at sea for a young man in the era immediately following World War II.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM