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[Breakwater construction, Timaru Harbour]; Ferrier, William; 1878; 0560

[Breakwater construction, Timaru Harbour]; Ferrier, William; 1878; 0560
[Breakwater construction, Timaru Harbour]
About this object
A photograph depicting the start of construction of the breakwater in 1878.

Shoews several men standing around on the shore end of the construction. Wooden planking leads out to a wooden frame construction just off the shoreline containing what appears to be a large rock. Sailing ships anchored in the roadstead appear in the background.

Maker Role
Date Made
Medium and Materials
Cardboard/Paper, photographic
150(h) x 220(w) mm

Mounted on cardboard backing total size 152(h) x 222(w) mm.

Subject and Association Keywords
Timaru Harbour
Breakwater, Timaru Harbour
Roadstead, Timaru
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