About this object
View of Petane Beach thought to have been taken during the rescue of the Boojum. A group of men has gathered on the beach. Several men are using a rope to pull a lifeboat ashore. The steamer Boojum, is visible in the background. She was shipwrecked on 11 May 1887. The ship rests on its side on the beach.
11 May 1887
Black and white photograph glued onto a piece of paper.
Photograph: Height x Width: 76 x 108mm
Paper backing: Height x Width: 89 x 139mm
Boojum; 1879; 11 May 1887
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 8079.
gifted by Pauline Schwabe
m98/21, 8079, 81411