Slide: MV COLVILLE departs Mokohinau Island to return to Auckland; Murray Willis...

Name/Title

Slide: MV COLVILLE departs Mokohinau Island to return to Auckland

About this object

Photographer's caption: "MV COLVILLE departs Moko Hinau to return to Auckland; skipper Bunty Brown. The COLVILLE came every two weeks with stores. A very obliging crew. When Charlie Mellows arrived with his family and chooks Bunty let the chooks out in the hold and Charlie's chooks enjoyed the trip on improvised perch's from broom and mop handles."
Murray Williscroft was a lighthouse keeper, who, along with his wife Ventris worked on a number of stations around New Zealand in the 1950s-60s.

Place Made

Mokohinau Islands

Maker

Murray Williscroft

Inscription and Marks

MOKO 14, Annotation, Hand-written

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 50 W 50mm (H 1 15/16 W 1 15/16in)

Object Type

Photography

Subject and Association Keywords

Lighthouses/[Communication]

Subject and Association Keywords

Coastal shipping/[Shipping]

Subject and Association Keywords

Mokohinau Islands/Hauraki Gulf/Auckland Region/New Zealand

Medium and Materials

35mm Slide/Film/Photographic, Audio and Visual, 0 - Whole, plastic

Collection

Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

Object number

2015.152.12

Copyright Licence  

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