|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Port Melbourne|
|Date made||14 February 1917|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Josiah Barnes collection of First World War negatives and prints
The troopship RMS Osterley being pulled from the wharf by a tug which is just visible on the right. The wharf is divided by a corrugated iron fence to the left. A large crowd of family and friends stand on the wharf.