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J M Booth

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Oc,B137.51

  • Title (series)

    • J M Booth
  • Description

    Photograph (black and white); view of an expanse of water, with a large ship on the water, and the smaller pilot boat known as Mathew Flinders next to the ship, several White people are seated in the Mathew Flinders, and land is in the distance; Moreton Bay, Australia.
    Gelatin silver print

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1930s
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 12.3 centimetres
    • Height: 8.2 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Content

        8 29/12 f6 171/2 C XXX
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Content

        Pilot Boat "Mathew Flinders" in Moreton Bay, Queensland
      • Inscription Comment

        handwritten in pencil
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        back
      • Inscription Content

        J.M.BOOTH. 31, THAMES EYOT. TWICKENHAM
      • Inscription Comment

        stamped in ink
  • Curator's comments

    Related information: This photograph was found in a cigarette tin, which was placed in a larger box with other cigarette tins and photograph sleeves. The other cigarette tins and photograph sleeves contain photographs from Asia, Africa and Europe.

    The cigarette tin contains the following information:
    the front reads, 'CORK TIPPED TRADE MARK VIRGINIA CIGARETTES' and has XXX both scratched into the top of the tin and written onto a label.
    the side of the tin reads, '50 CRAVEN A CORK - TIPPED MADE BY CARRERAS LTD, (EST 1788) LONDON, ENGLAND.' and has 'Austa Newcastle. Brisbane. Q. N.S.W' written onto a label.
    the inside of the tin reads, 'Made specially to prevent sore throats. CRAVEN "A" CORK-TIPPED VIRGINIA Are made from the finest imported matured Virginia Tobacco guaranteed pure and absolutely free from adulteration of any kind MADE BY CARRERAS LIMITED, ARCADIA WORKS, LONDON, NW.1 ENGLANDS LARGEST INDEPENDENT HIGH-CLASS CIGARETTE MANUFACTURERS

    This particular photograph was found in a black sleeve inside the cigarette tin, with the information 'Brisbane River + New Farm Wharf 1934 XXX 19'

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  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    This box is part of a collection from Oceania, the Americas, Europe and Asia by Booth, consisting of 6 albums, three in Oceania and three in Asia, and a number of loose prints, likewise, from both Oceania, the Americas, Europe and Asia

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Oc,B137.51

  • Additional IDs

    • 171/2
    • 2910
    • 8
    • f6
Photograph (black and white); view of an expanse of water, with a large ship on the water, and the smaller pilot boat known as Mathew Flinders next to the ship, several White people are seated in the Mathew Flinders, and land is in the distance; Moreton Bay, Australia.
Gelatin silver print

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