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Photograph, 'Awarua' Sea Dogs ; Unknown Photographer; 1885-1900; BL.P231

Photograph, Awarua Sea Dogs ; Unknown Photographer; 1885-1900; BL.P231
Photograph, Awarua Sea Dogs ; Unknown Photographer; 1885-1900; BL.P231 Photograph, 'Awarua' Sea Dogs ; Unknown Photographer; 1885-1900; BL.P231
Name/Title
Photograph, 'Awarua' Sea Dogs
About this object
This is a photograph of the officers and crew of the original 'Awarua' Paddle Steamer Tug boat with their sea dog. The 'Awarua' was a tug, pilot ship and salvage tug in Bluff Harbour from 1885-1900. In the centre of the photograph with his arms folded is Captain Norman MacDonald, who was Chief Pilot and Harbour-Master under the Bluff Harbour Board at the time.
Maker Role
Photographer
Date Made
1885-1900
Period
1890s
Medium and Materials
organic, vegetal, processed materials, paper, photographic paper
organic, vegetal, processed materials, paper, card

Inscription and Marks
Back in pencil. "7" "P231" "LL 1800 C/CC" "'THE ORIGINAL SEA DOGS' OFFICERS AND CREW OF THE PADDLE STEAMER TUG AWARUA 1885-1900"
"5" "4/16 23X"
"Captain Norman Macdonald in centre with folded arms".

Measurements
h 69 mm x w 89 mm
Subject and Association Keywords
Maritime and Sea Fishing
Business and Work
Animals (fauna)
People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)
Object Type
photographs
Object number
BL.P231

Tags

1890s
Animals (fauna)
Business and Work
Maritime and Sea Fishing
People and Families


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