C02519

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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ID number C02519
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Unknown (Photographer)

Description

Portrait of Captain John Collings Taswell Glossop, Royal Navy, the Captain of HMAS Sydney during the First World War. On 9 November 1914 the Sydney, under Glossop's command, defeated and beached the German cruiser SMS Emden off Cocos Island.