- Turner, Alexander Harper, active 1920-1950
On board the ship `Garthsnaid' at sea, 1920, showing unidentified sailors securing a section of the foresail which had come free from the gaskets in heavy weather. Photographed by Alexander Harper Turner, acting second mate on the `Garthsnaid.' This copy negative, and inscription, by David Alexander De Maus.
Inscriptions: bottom left - "Garthsnaid."
This photograph was taken between 24 April and 26 July 1920 when the `Garthsnaid' was on passage from Iquique, Chile, to Delagoa (now Maputo) Bay, Mozambique with a cargo of nitrate. At the time the photgrapher was 19 years old and had been acting second mate from February 1920. He took the photograph from the jibboom end with a camera he had bought in Iquique, Chile. (information from `The Grain Races 1920-,' Basil Greehill and John Hackman, Conway Maritime Press, London, 1986, page 117, and Sue Turner grandaughter of Alexander Turner).
Note that the State Library of Victoria, Australia, identifies Allan C Green (1878-1954) as the photographer of this image. They hold a glass negative of the photograph, with more visible on the left hand side.
Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).
Physical Description: Glass negative
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- 1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Glass negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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