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Seaman with a cat and kitten, c 1910 | by Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons
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Seaman with a cat and kitten, c 1910

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.


For more information see Patricia Miles' article Little Shipmates in Signals 82, 2008, pp 34-35.


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. 00036908

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Taken on July 29, 2013