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Two United States sailors with children around a maypole possibly at the Vice-Regal Garden Party

On 23 July 1925, Sydney hosted eight of the US Navy Battle Fleet’s largest ships. On 28 July, Governor Dudley de Chair and Lady Enid de Chair hosted the Vice-Regal garden Party in their honour at Government House grounds in the Royal Botanic Gardens. This photograph was possibly taken at this event. Over 3,000 people ...

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Australian troops at Garden Island Wharf ready for embarkation

Australian soldiers are depicted at Wharf 2, garden Island ready for embarkation. Wharf 7, Woolloomooloo Bay can be seen opposite the soldiers. This photograph was probably taken in October or November 1916. The moustached man standing near the right hand ...

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SS GABO berthed with HMAS AUSTRALIA I at Garden Island

This image depicts SS GABO and HMAS AUSTRALIA I being dismantled at garden Island, Sydney. AUSTRALIA was being prepared for scuttling, which took place on 12 April 1924. An article in ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’ describes the scene of dismantling: ...

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