Photograph Album, Russell Duncan

Maker
Duncan, Russell
Production date
Jan 1899-Dec 1901

Object detail

Brief Description
A photograph album made by Russell Duncan containing images that he took during trips following historical events in New Zealand.

Underneath each photograph Russell Duncan has written detailed descriptions, the date and records the historical event that occurred on the site depicted.

In October 1901 Russell Duncan followed Captain Cook's trip to Poverty Bay and Cook's Cove, Tolaga Bay. There are also images of the Uawa River in Tolaga Bay and Tupaea's cavern. On 11 November 1901 Russell Duncan tramped up the Ruakituri river bed following the track that the military troops took when they were trying to find Te Kooti 8 August 1868. He visited Mr Mill's house at Tuahu, Ruakituri. He then went on to Morere and Wairoa.

Intermingled are photographs of Mokau Falls and Lake Waikaremoana on January 1899, and the new era grader which was used at Whare o Maraenui, Napier in 9 December 1901.
Production date
Jan 1899-Dec 1901
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Leather spine and covers with gold embossed lines, green linen cover, cardboard pages and black & white photographs.
Measurements
Height x Width: 235 x 600mm
Subject date
Jan 1899
Oct 1901
Nov 1901
Dec 1901
Credit line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6, Album No 8, 68208

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