HMAS Melbourne coming into Albany, WA

Accession Number ART03605.004.001
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 7.3 x 12.2 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on paper
Place made Australia: Western Australia
Date made 26 October 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Depicts the HMAS 'Melbourne' coming into the harbour at Albany, Western Australia. A number of smaller ships are also entering the harbour behind HMAS 'Melbourne'. Inscription to the right side of the sketch: "Left Albany with the fleet of 42 Transports on 1st November, beside the 'Melbourne'. There were the 'Sydney', 'Minataur' and a Jap destroyer."

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