Group portrait of seamen, officers and visitors on board HMAS Australia on the occasion of a ...

Accession Number EN0475
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original quarter plate negative
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
Date made 15 April 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of seamen, officers and visitors on board HMAS Australia on the occasion of a visit by the Prince of Wales. Most of those sitting on the deck in the front row are midshipmen. Second seated row: unidentified; unidentified commodore; unidentified captain; Sir Joseph Cook, Minister for the Navy in the Federal government 1917-1920 and former Prime Minister of Australia 1913-1914, wearing a bowler hat; Commodore John Saumarez Dumaresq, commander of His Majesty's Australian Fleet; Edward, the Prince of Wales; Admiral Grant; Sir Rosslyn Wemyss, First Sea Lord of the Admiralty; Admiral Haworth Booth; unidentified.

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