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69884
  • Title
    Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXE 700/vol. 2
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1916-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    69884
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 58 drawings (charcoal and watercolour)
  • Scope and Content
    1. [Title page]
    2. On board our transport, 1916 ...
    3. `Some of the bhoys' en route for `the old dart' Dec 1916 - Yorkey, Balks, Red, Ray, 6375
    4. Andy Johnson, Bill Hodge, Our Chief Steward, 16136, Dec 1916
    5. North Coast Eric of the 53rd No. 3145 - Steve looking for submarines - Jerry - Crock of the 53rd - Ashfield Dug of the 18th No. 6382, 1917
    6. [rough sketch]
    7. 16197, Lifes dream on active service - Darkie's washing day - Jonesy, 1917
    8. Longun - The Chief - Abe of the trench mortars - Kiely, 1917
    9. Paddy gets a gillette - No. 16260 as Mess Orderly - Jock shaves to avoid `Guard' - Morris No. 16286 Holystones the silver, 1917
    10. [rough sketch]
    11. `Rations' at sea - Jones - 3159 - Steve - Jones again - Tea Dixie, 1917
    12. Snowy Blackett - Kiely - Bartello - Elliot, 1917
    13. Jack Powell - Ogilvie - Aubrey - Corporal Peterson - Tuomey's washing day, 1917
    14. The John - Coaling at Cape Town - Our Picquet - The prone position - The face at the window, at Cape Town 1917
    15. The only Jones - Harrison of the 53rd - That YMCA bloke
    16. 7047 Robbie of the 4th Nov. Reinfts, 1917
    17. Nearing Sierra Leonne - On the lookout for submarines - Lance Corporal Banner 4th Batn. - 3164 Les of the 56th - Mick Lennon of the 53rd - McHugh with the 53rd - 6282 Joe Carter of the 17th, 1917
    18. The 20th's euchre party `at sea' - `arry Lauder - Cornelius - Tom Speak - Lippy Gaps - Corporal Weedon - Howard, 1917
    19. Our boatswain - Snowy of the 4th - Chant of the 17th - 3256 Alwyn Francis 8th of the 55th - Brownie wishes he could get ashore - Private Steel 8th of the 55th - Bill of the 54th 3261
    20. `arry of the Gingerbeers 16223 - Wilhelm of the 18th - 16243 - One of the 19th - 6949 Billy of the fighting 4th - Asquith of the 19th, 1917
    21. H.M.S. Glasgow - Submarine guard - Donnelly of the 56th - Ryan with trench mortars - 6380 Marty - Bert of the trench mortars - Robertson of the 17th - Bruce 54th, 1917
    22. John Joseph, Cape Town, 1917
    23. Steam laundry in the Bay of Biscay, No. 6955 of the 4th Batn. Proprietor, 1917
    24. Tibby 18th of the 18th - Ragtime Billy No. 6316 - Phil - 6331, Mac of the 19th - Joe the submarine spy - Ike - 6298 Darky - Nugget O.C. deck swabbers, Dixon's trainer, 1917
    25. A corner of the sapper's boudoir - Getting a polish for the best dressed sapper - Harris of the 4th off duty - Sleeping cobbers, 1917
    26. The sappers' boudoir `somewhere at sea' - The sapper at rest, Blunt 16171 - 11 Mess, 1917
    27. Mess 14 - Knockout Crellick of the 4th polishing silver - Matthews off guard - Batman at rest, 1917
    28. Washing day in our backyard at sea
    29. Coaling at Cape Town, 1917
    30. [number not used]
    31. Troop wash place - `Lamps' - Forsyth of the Fourth - 16115 Mess Orderly No. 7 with the Queensland Field Engrs - Jock - Jim of the 18th - 16192 - 16197 - Rossy, Peter and Mac, 3 engineers - Goodley - Bill Genner of the Field Engrs., 1917
    32. [rough sketch of ships]
    33. Washing day on board our transport, 1917
    34. J.W. 3258 - Transport bread line - Furze on sentry at sea, 4th Batn. - Pegg? looking for submarines - Our storekeeper - Joe the baker - Our escort H.M.S. Glasgow, 1917
    35. Sammy writing home to Goulburn - Dixon - 3173, Lees, 1917
    36. J.J.J. of the 19th - Paddy dreaming of home - Burns of the 19th's washing day, 1917
    37. Douglas from Smithfield No. 16256 - Price and Paddy - `Thora' of the 4th - Hodgie of the Engineers - St. Peter's Bill of the 54th No. 3210, 1917
    38. `Three weeks' on the transport - `Foote', 1917
    39. Our baker - Natal cheeroots, 1917
    40. Canteen ale - Submarine guard, 1917
    41. Ragtime sketches round our transport
    42. Belgium and Zambuck on active service at sea - Peter Heyney - Dixon the pride of our troopship - Jockey Holmes, 1917
    43. McKenna - Eric - Newly - Page - Dad, 1917
    44. McDowell - McDermott - In the Sappers' Boudoir, Hammocks, 1917
    45. Ned Kelly - Pat O'Keefe, Domino Magnates of the 20th at sea, 1917
    46. Young and only baby Doug of the Engineers - Sapper Simspon dreaming of home, 1917
    47. Wall Trench Mortars - Catt - Chapman - Cook - Joe Williams 54th - Our baker - Big Barney 18th - Belgium
    48. Costello - Steve uses lifeboy soap - Gunners room, Mahony of the 54th - `That d - hose again!' The Troopship pest - Partridge of the 54th - 3171 Lack with the 55th - King of the deck swabbers, 1917
    49. On board our transport, 1917
    50. Brooker 53rd - The Hammock King 54th - Racey - Stan Race of the 53rd - Page of the 53rd - Podger of the 53rd - One of the Allies' workers, Brownie of the 17th - Wilson trench mortars - Heaney 53rd, 1917
    51. `Les' of the 54th - Lined up for `Scrunch' - Meader the transport cop, 1917
    52. 3176 - 3197 - 3198 - Snow 3225 - A good drying day
    53. Burns the `tin fish spy' - 3135 - Paddy the rise and shine sergeant - Ben Dyer of Newtown on Picquet `at sea' - Ike - Belgium, Jan 1917
    54. Polishing belts
    55. The Malingerers
    56. Maxwell & Genet mess orderlys `meals' at all hours sausages on Sundays onions and pickles at a minutes notice ... - use colgates shaving soap - Swabber ...
    57. On the rocks Sierra Leone - Keystone Wally of the 19th
    58. The Mess Orderlies at sea - E Mess - Keatley
  • Source
    Unknown
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    A bibliography of servicemen's and women's diaries of World War I is held in the Mitchell Library Original Materials Reading Room at PXn 878
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I pictorial material
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1014782
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Most sketches are signed "Vasco" and dated 1916-1917
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