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Signed photographic postcard of a young man holding a book


Signed photographic postcard of a young man holding a book



This signed photographic postcard depicts a young man holding a book. The writing lower right reads: 'Sincerely yours/Mervyn H Rodney(?)/15/2/11'. The image possibly depicts Mervyn Harley Rodney who was born in 1890, was a Lieutenant Commander of the Royal Navy and died in 1964...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. ..If reproduced or distributed, this image should be clearly attributed to the collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum; and not be used for any commercial or for-profit purposes without the permission of the museum. For more information see our Flickr Commons Rights Statement ( ) ...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. ANMS1109[028]



1890 - 1899


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