Wellington Harbour

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A stereoscope photograph of Wellington Harbour with a view of an unknown three-masted vessel. There is a view of the northern slopes of Mt Victoria and Oriental Bay in the background. The private wharf or jetty in the foreground could be any of several that dotted the shore from Willis Street to Te Aro Pā.

Date unknown, thought to be the 1850s.

Photographer: George Dalrymple Monteith.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card. There is another stereoscope photograph on the reverse of the card.
Measurements
Height x Width: 85 x 170mm
Signature/Inscription
Tiffen, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
1850s
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14857
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Priscilla Feickert
Other number(s)
70/107/8, 14857, 77286
Accession number
70/107/8

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