Historical information

The Beatrice was a Swedish barque, one the last windjammers.


An extremely active practice of clipping Marine topics and images from newspapers and journals has resulted in a body of material about the history of the shipping industry and maritime movements in and out of Melbourne.

Physical description

Discoloured newspaper cutting (undated) with the 'Beatrice' figure head and part of the bowsprit in the foreground and the steamship Runic in the background.The image contrast the old and the new - sail and steam.