Assassination Cove, Bay of Islands

Duncan, Russell
Production date
27 Jul 1914
Current rights
Public Domain
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View of Assassination Cove in the Bay of Islands taken on 27 July 1914.

The photograph appears to have been taken near the entrance to the cove. A boat is moored in the distance on the left side of the photograph.
A note on the album page reads: Assasination [sic] Cove. In the distance where Marion [Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne (1724-1772)] and boats crew massacred 12 June 1772.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Production date
27 Jul 1914
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Album (closed): Height x Width x Depth/Length: 233 x 310 x 33mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 144 x 203mm
Subject period
Subject date
27 Jul 1914
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16368
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6-7, Album 7, 16368, 81762


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