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Title

Sailors aboard the HMAS Bombo

circa 1941

Artist

Robert Klippel

Australia, United States of America

19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001

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  • 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
    ARC409.1.25
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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    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.

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