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A guide to the Wilna Neher photograph collection, 1890-1906
P77-021 (SAFR 24820)  
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Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. F01.35391.  Abby Palmer (built 1893; bark, 3m) pierside at Puget Sound, Washington, bow view showing a bent bowsprit, 1900 November

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white negative, 5 x 7 in., n (5 x 7 in.)

Scope and Content Note

The bowsprit was bent during a collision with EMPRESS OF JAPAN (built 1891; steamship).
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. F03.35396.  Abby Palmer (built 1893; bark, 3m) deck view aft at Puget Sound, Washington, 1903

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white negative, 4 x 5 in., n (4 x 5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Dismasted. She was under the command of Captain Johnson when she ran into a gale.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H03.35395.  Vincennes (built 1900; bark, 3m) aground at Manly Beach, Australia, starboard quarter view., 1906 May

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white negative, 4 x 6.5 in., n (4 x 6-1/2 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Two female spectators are seated in the foreground. "(Captain James A. Johnson)" is typed on the envelope.
Caption: Barque Vincennece [sic] been ashore on Manly Beach for 10 day [sic] came off on June 1st - 06.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H12.35392.  Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia waterfront, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 4 x 5 in., n (4 x 5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Vessels are docked. Horse-drawn carriages are in view.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H20.35393.  Honolulu, Hawaii waterfront, circa 1890-1900

Creator/Collector: Davey Photo Co.
Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 4 x 5 in., n (4 x 5 in.) Photog. No. 34

Scope and Content Note

Caption: 34. Honolulu, From Government Building, Honolulu, H.I.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H20.35394.  Sydney, Australia waterfront, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 5 x 7 in., n (5 x 7 in.)

Scope and Content Note

GULF OF TARANTO (built 1892; steamer-brigantine) and other unidentified vessels are in view. Mort & Co. building also in view.
Caption: Circular Quay from Hill, Clark & Co.'s Store - Sydney.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H20.35397.  Sydney, Australia harbor, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 4 x 5 in., n (4 x 5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Spectators are on the water in various vessels apparently to watch a mock naval battle.
Caption: Naval Sham Fight. N.S.W.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H20.35398.  Sydney, Australia harbor, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 4 x 5 in., n (4 x 5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Various yachts, paddle ferries, and a steamship are in the harbor.
Caption: Harbour from McMahon's Hill. J.P.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H20.35399.  Honolulu, Hawaii harbor, circa 1890-1900

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 4 x 5 in., n (4 x 5 in.)

Scope and Content Note

W.G. HALL (built 1884; steam schooner) and other unidentified vessels are in view.
Stored in Classified Collection.

Item No. H20.35400.  Newcastle, Australia waterfront, circa 1890

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white safety negative, 5 x 7 in., n (5 x 7 in.)

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified sailing vessels, a paddlewheel tugboat, and steamship are in view as well as a Dalgety & Company building and the Nobbies.