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  • Title
    [Mort's Dock, Balmain]
  • Call number
    SPF/939
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    undated [ca. 1870s]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421130
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 23.5 x 35.7 cm. - albumen photoprint
  • General note

    Thomas Sutcliffe Mort (1816-78) began to construct a dry dock at Waterview Bay, Balmain in 1854. It was completed in 1855. In 1872 Mort's Dock and Engineering Co. was formed. -- Reference: The Australian encyclopaedia / editor-in-chief: Alec H. Chisholm. Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1958. Vol.VI
    Pigeon shooting was a popular sport at `Pigeon Ground' later the site of Rozelle Public School.
    Digital order no:a089939
    This item has been catalogued and digitised under a project funded and supported by the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001.
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Mort's Dock at Balmain - Snails Bay. Site of old pigeon ground on top of hill in pencil below image
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