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Exhibition: Cats & Dogs: ALL AT SEA

Cats, dogs, monkeys and birds have been cherished on board ships for as long as people have made sea voyages.

In a life from which children and families are usually missing, pets provided an important source of comfort and affection.

Photographer Samuel Hood boarded hundreds of ships between 1900s and 1950s that were moored in Sydney Harbour.

He took thousands of photographs of crew members, from deckhands to the captain as a souvenir of their visit or to send home to families and loved ones.

Cats & Dogs: ALL AT SEA is an exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum, but, as always, we will be adding local stories and objects into this exhibition.

Do you have a story of a maritime pet? We’d love to hear it!

Image Credit: Australian National Maritime Museum

Date

Monday, February 17, 2020
Expired!

Time

All Day

Cost

Museum Entry

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Bass Strait Maritime Centre

Location

Bass Strait Maritime Centre
6 Gloucester Avenue, Devonport TAS, Australia
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

Organizer

Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Phone
03 6424 7100
Email
bookings@bassstraitmc.com.au
Website
https://www.bassstraitmaritimecentre.com.au/

Other Organizers

Devonport City Council

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