Model, scale [Surat]; Watkins, Robin (Mr); 21st century; 2011.229
Model, scale [Surat]About this object
Scale model; a small-scale model of the ship 'Surat', made by Robin Watkins.
The 'Surat' ran aground in a sinking condition, in Catlins Bay (now Surat Bay), on the 1st of January, 1874. No lives were lost, but the passengers lost many of their personal possessions. A later marine inquiry found the Captain and First Officer to be at fault for the wreck.
21st centuryPlace Made
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal
processed material, textile
l 1230mm [approximately]Subject and Association Keywords
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type