Photograph, Joe Clarke's Hut; Thomson, A; 1885-1890; WW.1975.129
Photograph, Joe Clarke's HutAbout this object
This photograph is of Joe Clarke shortly after his hut was built at Waikawa in the later 1880s. Known as the 'Ancient Mariner', Joe ferried children down the estuary to the Spit School at Curio Bay. The community built the hut for Joe to live in during his later years.Place Made
1880sMedium and Materials
organic, vegetal, processed material, paper, photographic paper
organic, vegetal, processed material, paper, card
Markers mark stamped on front of mount: A. Thomson Photo Artist Tahanka(?)'
Written on back in a mix of pen and pencil: 'ww/75/129
Joe Clarke's hut. In late 80s Waikawa township consisted of this hut and Morgan's boarding house. Joe Clarke ferried the children across to the school at the Spit'.
h 105 mm x w 163 mm = card mount
h 101 mm x w 141 mm = photograph
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