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Title

Aerial view from the mast of sailors on the deck of the HMAS Bombo

circa 1941


Artist

Robert Klippel

Australia, United States of America

19 Jun 1920 - 19 Jun 2001


About

The Bombo was originally a coastal cargo steamer that was commissioned by the Navy during the Second World War as a minesweeper and later as a stores carrier. Robert Klippel served on this ship when he first enlisted in the Navy.


Details


Date

circa 1941


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

13.2 x 8.3 cm image; 14.0 x 9.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.21


Artist information

Robert Klippel

Artist profile

Works in the collection

259