Snares Island Penguins

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A photograph of penguins, Eudyptes robustus, on Snares Island, Tini Heke.

The two penguins are standing on a rock face. It is noted at the bottom of the photograph that the main body of penguins have migrated for the season. It is also noted that these two are sick birds that have been left behind.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Date, 5 May 1905.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph adhered to card in a hardcover album with a leather spine and corners.
Height x Width: 144 x 209mm
Height x Width: 240 x 280mm
Subject period
Subject date
05 May 1905
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16232
Credit line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6/2, Album 59, 16232, 81492

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