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Onlookers awaiting the arrival of the British Special Service Squadron

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. … Continue reading

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Dragon built by the Chinese in France to entertain British troops

This photograph shows a group of Chinese members of the Labour Corps carrying a large paper dragon. One man carries the head supported on a pole while seven or eight men carry the long snake-like body. Another carries a lantern … Continue reading

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