Australian soldiers are depicted marching through Eddy Avenue next to Central Station amongst crowds of people. It is possible that the soldiers had arrived by train from the Liverpool training camp and were marching for eventual embarkation in Sydney Harbour.
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.
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Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection
Object no. 00024578