An image of View of the HMAS Bombo with the captain in the foreground

Robert Klippel

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

View of the HMAS Bombo with the captain in the foreground

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.

Place of origin
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
1941
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
7.1 x 8.8 cm image
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
ARC409.1.22