Australian Colonial Navy Sailor – NSW H.M.C.S. ?


Studio photograph measures 15cm x 10cm Photographer W.S. Read Lismore, NSW.  Featuring a sailor dressed in all white uniform, Anchor and cross oars insignia on his sleeve.  On his cap the initials are H.M. ( and the next initial is possibly C?)  “Her Majesty’s Colonial Ship” (NSW Colonial Navy 1880’s)  The photo is in GC with handling wear and some foxing.