WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC, C. 1868. STUDIO PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT FREDERICK OLIVER HANDFIELD IN THE FULL ...

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Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Williamstown
Accession Number P01359.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900
Copyright

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Description

WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC, C. 1868. STUDIO PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT FREDERICK OLIVER HANDFIELD IN THE FULL DRESS UNIFORM OF THE VICTORIAN VOLUNTEER NAVY, HOLDING AN OFFICER'S FULL DRESS COCKED HAT. THIS UNIFORM IS IN THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COLLECTION. HE WEARS THE ARCTIC MEDAL, AWARDED IN 1855 WHILE SERVING WITH THE ROYAL NAVY ON HMS RATTLESNAKE. HE SERVED IN THE VICTORIAN NAVY 1861-1870. (DONOR R. HANDFIELD)