Makotuku Church, Hawke's Bay

Webb, Alice Frances
Production date
23 Dec 1918
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
The photograph depicts the interior of the Anglican Church at Makotuku in southern Hawke's Bay. On the back of the photograph is a note that is addressed to Reverend E (Edmond) Webb, Prebbleton and reads: Makotuku Church. Decorated for Easter. Light got very blurry. Happy Christmas. A F W (Alice Frances Webb). It has a 1/½d postage stamp attached to the back with a stamp that reads: Ormondville. 23 December 1918.
Production date
23 Dec 1918
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 86 x 136mm
Post Card, Printed, Printed
Subject period
Subject date
23 Dec 1918
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 18282
Credit Line
from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
Other number(s)
m99/78, 18282, 90009


Public comments

I was the last baby christened in this church (so Im told!) while it was still in Makotuku in 1967. Not long after it was moved to the Linton Army base.

- Lisa Andersen on 27-10-2021 12:41:32

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