Territory Stories

Ships

Details:

Title

Ships

Other title

Samuel Sweet

Photographer

Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886

Photo number

PH0238/0406

Collection

Peter Spillett Collection.; PictureNT; PictureNT

Date

1871

Location

Darwin Harbour

Description

Published photograph of the Telegraph Fleet anchored in Darwin Harbour by Captain Sweet. L-R: side by side the Gulnare and the Bengal, Hibernia, Investigator, Edinburgh. These ships were involved in the construction of the Overland Telegraph and the laying of the submarine telegraph cable to Java. The Gulnare brought surveyor George Goyder to Darwin in 1869.

Digital format

4609 x 6000 pixels : 48bpp ; 162.05Mb.

Format

1 photograph : b&w ; 14.2 x 18.6 cm.

File type

image/tiff

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/pdm

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/12478

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/733322