Antipodes Island, Group of People

Duncan, Russell
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Public Domain
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About this object
A portrait photograph of a group on the shore of Antipodes Island.

Several members of the group are identified. At the extreme right is Captain Bollons of the Hinemoa. At the second left is Captain Le Tellec of the wrecked ship Anjou whose crew were rescued from the Auckland Islands by the Hinemoa several days before the photograph was taken.

Crouched at the front of the photograph are the second mate of the Anjou and the second mate of the Hinemoa.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Date, 12 May 1905.
Production period
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 200mm
Height x Width: 240 x 280mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
12 May 1905
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16242
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6/2, Album 59, 16242, 81542


Public comments

There is an error in the description where it says the crew of the Anjou were rescued on Snares Island ...several days before. The Anjou was wrecked at the Auckland Islands, and that is where they were rescued from, as per description of other photographs from the same series.

- Rachael Egerton posted 4 years ago.

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