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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MISC 89
Title
NAVAL CONVOY ON VOYAGE FROM AUSTRALIA TO UK: Photograph album
Date(s)
[1917]
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 album

Context

Name of creator(s)

Unknown

Administrative / Biographical history

Unknown

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated to the Centre in May 2007.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Photographs taken on board an unidentified ship; [1917]; including views of other ships in convoy HMS LYSANDER, HMAT SHROPSHIRE, HMS IMPLACABLE, HMS MANTUA, HMAT ASCANIAS, RMS RIMUTAKA, HMAT TOFUA, HMS KING ALFRED, SS HIGHLAND GLEN, HMS KENT, HMHS OXFORDSHIRE, HMAT SUFFOLK, HMAT MARATHON, and HMS ORAMAH; pictures of crew and passengers; scenes of life and work onboard, including sailing from Melbourne, Australia; disembarking at Plymouth, England; church services; transferring officers by rowing boat; a boxing match; landing troops; the wireless room; Sundays at sea; views of various locations en route including Table Mountain, Hout Bay, docks and post office, Cape Town, South Africa; street and village scenes in Sierra Leone; trips to Lane Gove River, Sydney, and an Aboriginal corroboree (Aboriginal dance), Port Darwin, Australia.

System of arrangement

One volume

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

Summary guide entry on-line.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Katharine Higgon.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

May 2007

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Subjects

  • Ethnic groups
  • Indigenous populations
  • International conflicts
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • RN, Royal Navy

Places

  • Cape Town, South Africa, Southern Africa
  • London, England
  • Melbourne, Australia, Oceania
  • Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Sierra Leone, West Africa, Africa
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
  • Victoria, Australia, Oceania

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