Photograph album made by a sailor onboard HMS Sussex during an extensive tour in the 1930's. Taking in Gibraltar, Ceylon [Sri Lanka] Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart, Brisbane [Australia], Russell, Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin [New Zealand], Faisi, Tulagi [Solomon Islands] Egypt, Malta, and four images of Palestine. 32 pages with usually four b/w images per page.
Approx 134 images in all. Also, images of a catapaulting Osprey aircraft, the Crossing the Line ceremony [passing over the Equator], Maori dancers, the burning of the Italian liner Ausonia in Alexandria 1935, procession of the Crucifixion Easter 1936 [Malta]. The album is brown cloth, and in VG, clean condition.
The item "Album photographs HMS Sussex Navy New Zealand Australia Malta Solomon Isles" is in sale since Thursday, September 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Photographic Images\Antique (Pre-1940)\Photographs". The seller is "woolhousebooks" and is located in Rye. This item can be shipped worldwide.