ID numberP01383.007
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeColour - Toned black & white print
MakerJohnstone, O'Shannessy & Company
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date madec 1919
DescriptionA portrait of Lieutenant Joseph Maxwell VC MC DCM. This photograph is a portion of P01383.017, a framed composite photograph (photo-montage) presented to Lieutenant John Hamilton VC by Dr Mannix on the occasion of the Saint Patrick's Day celebrations in Melbourne, 17 March 1920. The composite photograph comprises portraits of fourteen Victoria Cross winners (ten Roman Catholics and four Protestants, all presumably with Irish backgrounds) with portraits of Dr Mannix and the entrepreneur John Wren in the centre. It was probably financed by John Wren.