Photograph, 'Awarua' Sea Dogs ; Unknown Photographer; 1885-1900; BL.P231

Name/Title

Photograph, 'Awarua' Sea Dogs

About this object

This is a photograph of the officers and crew of the original 'Awarua' Paddle Steamer Tug boat with their sea dog. The 'Awarua' was a tug, pilot ship and salvage tug in Bluff Harbour from 1885-1900. In the centre of the photograph with his arms folded is Captain Norman MacDonald, who was Chief Pilot and Harbour-Master under the Bluff Harbour Board at the time.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Bluff

Maker

Unknown Photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1885-1900

Period

1890s

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, processed materials, paper, photographic paper
organic, vegetal, processed materials, paper, card

Inscription and Marks

Back in pencil. "7" "P231" "LL 1800 C/CC" "'THE ORIGINAL SEA DOGS' OFFICERS AND CREW OF THE PADDLE STEAMER TUG AWARUA 1885-1900"
"5" "4/16 23X"
"Captain Norman Macdonald in centre with folded arms".

Measurements

h 69 mm x w 89 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals (fauna)

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Subject and Association Keywords

Maritime

Object Type

photographs

Object number

BL.P231

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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