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Photograph: Workers outside completed single quarters; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.35

Object number

2015.152.35

Name/Title

Photograph: Workers outside completed single quarters

Object Type

Photography

About this Object

Four Ministry of Works builders standing outside the completed single quarters for the lighthouse station on Moko Hinau Island. Radio beacon mast in foreground. 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.

Medium and Materials

Black and White Print

Inscription and Marks

"Moko Hinau 1964. M.O.W. builders on completion of single quarters. Radio beacon mast in foreground. I can't remember these guys names.", Caption, Adhered

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 130 W 90mm (H 5 1/8 W 3 9/16in)

Subject Keywords

Lighthouses, Men

Collection

Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

Copyright Licence

All rights reserved