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Slide: Waipapa Point lighthouse; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.13

Object number

2015.152.13

Name/Title

Slide: Waipapa Point lighthouse

Object Type

Photography

About this Object

View up to Waipapa Point lighthouse, silhouetted seal in foreground. Photographer's caption: "LIGHTHOUSE ODDMENTS. WAIPAPA 1968. Shot of the tower taken from the beach the head sticking up belongs to a very large seal who used to visit our steers for company." 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

Waipapa Point

Medium and Materials

35mm Slide

Inscription and Marks

no 1 WAIPAPA

Measurements

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

Subject Keywords

Lighthouses, Animals, Fiordland

Other Number

14

Collection

Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

Copyright Licence

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