Surf Team, Te Awa Swimming and Lifesaving Club

Hurst, Arthur Bendigo
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Public Domain
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About this object
A group portrait photograph of the Surf Team, Te Awa Swimming and Lifesaving Club. The surf team won the Hawke's Bay Lifesaving Championship and London Shield in 1937. The subjects of the photograph are dressed in swimming costumes with their arms folded across their chests. The shield is at the centre foreground of the image. The subjects are identified at the bottom of the card as: Back row: T Cushing; J E Dallimore; T W Ireland; J Rossiter. Front row: D P Hutton; G A Coutts, Captain; R Longney.

Photographer, A B Hurst.
Date, 1937.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Height x Width: 146 x 197mm
Height x Width: 275 x 349mm
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14249
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Other number(s)
14249, 84415


Public comments

My dad is J Rossiter, I have a very grainy copy of the surf life saving photo so it's great to see such a good copy of it here

- Donna Altena on 30-10-2020 01:41:51

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