An image of Aerial view of sailors on the deck of the HMAS Bombo

Robert Klippel

(Australia, United States of America 19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001)

Aerial view of sailors on the deck of the HMAS Bombo

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Year
circa 1941
Media
Photograph
Medium
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
Accession number
ARC409.1.20