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Title

View of the HMAS Bombo with the captain in the foreground

1941

Artist

Robert Klippel

Australia, United States of America

19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    1941
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    7.1 x 8.8 cm image
    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
    ARC409.1.22
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Robert Klippel

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    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sydney

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