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Unidentified man and woman standing near a porthole

This portrait depicts a man and woman, possibly a relation or passenger of American shipowner, Captain Edward Robert Sterling.


For more information see our blog post on the Sterlings:


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.


The ANMM undertakes research and accepts public comments that enhance the information we hold about images in our collection. This record has been updated accordingly.


Photographer: Samuel J. Hood Studio Collection


Object no. 00023122

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Taken circa 1914