Door, cabinet; [?]; c1870s; CT01.4039
Door, cabinetAbout this object
Cabinet door; a carved, wooden cabinet door recovered from the wreck of the Surat. The door features a carving on the front of a potted tree.
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.
c1870sMedium and Materials
organic, vegetal, woodMeasurements
LargeSubject and Association Keywords
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type