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Wharf #7, Walsh Bay, Sydney, NSW

Regular price $700.00

Photographer: Unknown 
Medium: silver gelatin
Date Taken: 1965      
Date Printed: 1965      
Size: 21x29 cm (8x11 in)

The deserted No. 7 wharf at Walsh Bay during the nationwide waterside workers' stoppage. The lone figure at right is the watchman on duty, Mr B Hoger of St. Peters. Sydney's waterside workers attended an unauthorized stop work meeting at Sydney Town Hall, during which they decided to stay on strike. A total of 6,076 waterside workers stopped work on the 30 ships in port.

SKU: AB167