Shamrock Cottage.; 30/09/1968; 2018.035.07

Name/Title

Shamrock Cottage.

About this object

People watching men working to uncover the well behind Shamrock Cottage. The well was cleaned out, which yielded many broken pails, latterns, bottles, a cruet set, a watch and bracelet. The well is about 40 feet deep and below ground level are the orioginal bricks. originally water as drawn using a bucket, but later a hand pump was installed. It may have been the first well in Howick. the bottom is cut into about 6 feet of the sandstone strata, below the bricked section.

Date Made

30/09/1968

Measurements

12 x 9

Subject and Association Keywords

People

Subject and Association Keywords

Wells

Subject and Association Keywords

Men

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing & dress

Subject and Association Keywords

Working bees

Subject and Association Keywords

Selwyn Road

Subject and Association Keywords

Shamrock Cottage

Collection

HHV

Object Type

Print, Photographic

Object number

2018.035.07

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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