Rose Stereographs – Visit of the American Fleet 1908

George Rose was a prolific photographer and businessman working from Melbourne and taking pictures of the world.  He started out producing stereographs and later produced postcards.  He captured some of the best photographs of the American Fleet in Australia during their visit in 1908.  The quality of his work is widely recognized.

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Rose Stereograph 12,801 001

12,801.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  An enormous crowd watching the Review, Centennial Park Sydney.

12,802.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The USS Georgia at anchor off Bradley's Head, Sydney Harbor.

12,803.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  At Centennial Park, Sydney.  A mighty crowd watching the Military Review.

12,811.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Rear-Admiral Sperry on St. Kilda Pier.  The Official Landing August 29.

Rose Stereograph 12,815 001

12,815.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA. Three fine U.S. battleships in Sydney Harbour, viewed from Cremorne Heights.

Rose Stereograph 12,817 001

12,817.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The two 12-inch guns, 'Ben' and 'Jim,' on the U.S. battleship Louisiana.

12,818.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Astern view of the splendid U.S. battleship Kansas.

Rose Stereograph 12,819 001

12,819.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The March Past of the Navy at the Review, Centennial Park, Sydney.

Rose Stereograph 12,820 001

12,820.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Review of the Defense Forces, at Centennial Park, Sydney.

Rose Stereograph 12,826 001

12,826.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Inside Port Phillip Heads, en route to Hobson's Bay, Victoria.

Rose Stereograph 12,828 001

12,828.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The ladder Corps in the Fire Brigades' Procession, Lower Domain, Sydney.

Rose Stereograph 12,829 001

12,829.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Steaming up Port Phillip Bay, in the direction of Port Melbourne.

12,831.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Official Landing of Rear-Admiral Sperry at Farm Cove, Sydney.

Rose Stereograph 12,832 001

12,832.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Rear-Admiral Sperry and Staff at Official Landing, Farm Cove, Sydney.

12,834.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Rear-Admiral Sperry at St. Kilda Pier.  Inspection of Naval Brigade.

Rose Stereograph 12,837 001

12,837.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA. Official Reception of Rear-Admiral Sperry by the Mayor of St. Kilda, Victoria

12,840.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Motor Trip to the Blacks' Spur, Victoria.  Luncheon hour at Gracedale House.

Rose Stereograph 12,842 001

12,842.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Procession in Sydney.  The Admiral's Carriage turning out of Martin Place.

Rose Stereograph 12,843 001

12,843.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Men, headed by their own Bands, marching down Martin Place, Sydney.

12,844.  THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Motorists leaving Gracedale House, en route homeward to Melbourne.

12,846.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Review at Flemington, Victoria.  The March of the Jack Tars.

Rose Stereograph 12,851 001

12,851.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Public School Children grouped into shapes of words and flags.

Rose Stereograph 12,852 001

12,852.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Children's Flag Drill, Public Schools' Demonstration, Sydney.

12,855.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA. The Maypole Dance at the School Children's Demonstration, Sydney.

12,862.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA. The U. S. Flagship Connecticut leading the fleet to Sydney Harbor.

Rose Stereograph 12,864 001

12,864.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  From Kirribilli Point, Sydney.  At anchor, the Connecticut in front.

Rose Stereograph 12,867 001

12,867.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Official Landing, Melbourne.   Rear-Admiral Sperry on St. Kilda Pier.

Rose Stereograph 12,870 001

12,870.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  United States Sailors entering St. Patrick' Cathedral, Melbourne.

Rose Stereograph 12,872 001

12,872.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Procession of United States Sailors in Bourke Street, Melbourne.

Rose Stereograph 12,878 001

12,878.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Military Review, Flemington.  The Admiral, the Governor, the Prime Minister, and Company.

Rose Stereograph 12,883 001

12,883.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Cadets in their March Past, Military Review, Flemington.

12,884.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Marines and Sailors on Port Melbourne Pier, forming for March.

Rose Stereograph 12,885 001

12,885.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The Men leaving Port Melbourne Pier, marching citywards.

Rose Stereograph 12,889 001

12,889.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  The March up Swanston Street, Melbourne.  The city is in gay attire.

Rose Stereograph 12,891 001

12,891.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Australian Cadets passing Town Hall in the March through Melbourne.

Rose Stereograph 12,892 002

12,892.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  State Schools' Demonstration, Exhibition Oval, Melbourne.

12,897.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Admiral Sperry on his way to Official Reception Sydney.

12,898.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Rear-Admiral Sperry at the Official Reception.  Lower Domain, Sydney.

12,899.    THE AMERICAN FLEET IN AUSTRALIA.  Admiral Sperry and his Men at the Official Reception, Exhibition, Melbourne.

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