|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Date made||3 June 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints
Soldiers on board the troopship HMAT Persic (A34), with paper streamers joining them to the crowd on the wharf. In the centre foreground of the crowd there is a female child with very long curls, wearing an overcoat and hat.