'Bucklands Beach'; Col. A. Morrow; c. 1918; 1997.134

Name/Title

'Bucklands Beach'

About this object

Sketch. "Bucklands Beach."

Maker

Col. Arthur Morrow (1842-1937)

Date Made

c. 1918

Medium and Materials

Pencil

Inscription and Marks

'Bucklands Beach about 1918'

Object number

1997.134

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Mike leach 23 Feb 2013 05:22 AM,UTC

The drawing is done from the postion of Col Morrows house on the parade near the BB junior yacht club.The wooden wharf was demolished during the WW2 about 1941 in case the Japanese invaded.The island is Rangitoto. Just behind the 4th tree from the left was a shop.Picnicers would arrive by boat from the city and have picnics in the shade of the trees.The piles of the wharf are still visible after a storm-at the west end of Wharf Rd.

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