Alfred Graving Dock, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. c1880



Alfred Graving Dock, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. c1880


Price: $400.00 USD


Description: Alfred Graving Dock, Williamstown,Victoria, Australia. c1880. In 1858, the Colony of Victoria decided to build a graving dock and dockyard. Construction commenced in 1868, and was completed in February 1874. The Alfred Graving Dock, named after Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, was built at a cost of �300,000. The graving dock was 143 metres (469 ft) in length, 24 metres (79 ft) wide, 8 metres (26 ft) deep. The dock was designed by William Wardell for the Public Works Department (Victoria), and it was the largest structure of its type in the southern hemisphere.

Reference#: 3wo981

Condition: Very good contrast and tonality, minor edge fade

Year: c1880

Country: Australia

Maker: Unknown photographer

Height: 6 in. (15.24 cm)

Width: 8 in. (20.32 cm)

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Materials: Albumen photograph in archival mat