Historical information

This is one of a series of 17 black and white undated photographic proofs donated to the Kew Historical Society in 2013 by the Queenscliffe Historical Museum. The series includes images of individuals, tea rooms, ferries, motor launches, ocean liners and tugs. The subject of the photograph is a Hicks Bros ferry, which from circa 1921 operated a ferry service from Princess Walk (Melbourne) to Studley Park.

Physical description

Faded black and white photographic positive proof of a worker or employee standing on an engine as it is being lifted towards a Hicks Bros launch (tourist ferry) which is docked in an unidentified location. The undated photographic positive was probably taken in the 1950s.