Group portrait of unidentified crew members from HMAS Australia. They are wearing fur vests, ...

Unit HMAS Australia
Accession Number EN0113
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Holmes, Clarence George
Place made At sea
Date made December 1916?
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of unidentified crew members from HMAS Australia. They are wearing fur vests, mittens and caps with ear flaps against the cold; the ship was operating in the North Sea. Note the ship's cat tucked into the vest of one of the seamen. Some of the men are smoking cigarettes or pipes.