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 ...
ID numberP01359.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionWILLIAMSTOWN, 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)