Shamrock Cottage well.; La Roche, Alan; 30/09/1968; 2018.035.15

Name/Title

Shamrock Cottage well.

About this object

People watching as the lid of the well behind Shamrock Cottage is being raised. 2 similar photos. The 2nd is numbered 2018.035.15A. 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.

Maker

La Roche, Alan

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

30/09/1968

Measurements

12 x 9

Object Type

Print, Photographic

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

Brickwork

Subject and Association Keywords

Selwyn Road

Subject and Association Keywords

Shamrock Cottage

Named Collection

la Roche

Object number

2018.035.15

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