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Federal Minister for Defence Sir Robert Archdale Parkhill inspects Navy Sea League Cadets at Snapper Island, Sydney

Federal Minister for Defence Sir Robert Archdale Parkhill inspects Navy Sea League Cadets at Snapper Island, Sydney

 
 
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This photograph depicts Federal Minister for Defence Sir Robert Archdale Parkhill (in a bowler hat), inspecting the Navy Sea League Cadets at Snapper Island in Sydney on 20 July 1935. Minister Parkhill presented badges to the cadets for their part in building the depot as a national memorial to HMAS SYDNEY I, which had been decommissioned in 1928 and scrapped in 1932...This photo is part of the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Samuel J. Hood Studio collection. Sam Hood (1872-1953) was a Sydney photographer with a passion for ships. His 60-year career spanned the romantic age of sail and two world wars. The photos in the collection were taken mainly in Sydney and Newcastle during the first half of the 20th century. ..The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly. ..Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection..Object no. 00024967

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1935
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1A Queen Victoria St, Drummoyne NSW 2047, Australia-33.84882, 151.16385
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Australian National Maritime Museum
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