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Portrait Frank Albert of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron

This image depicts Michel François (Frank) Albert (1874-1962). Frank Albert was the son of Jacques Albert, who established one of Australia's oldest music publishing companies, J Albert and Son, in Sydney in 1885. Frank Albert was a yachting enthusiast and participated in many races in Sydney Harbour. He was elected to the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in 1920 and won many of the opening yacht season honours, racing RAWHITI. His son Alexis also participated, racing NORN. This image appeared in Australian Motor Boat and Yachting Monthly, May 1926, page 11.

 

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Object number 00012817

 

See Hood image 00024218 for image of Frank and Alexis Albert.

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Taken circa 1926