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Photograph: Men and a dog in front of lighthouse; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.43

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Photograph: Men and a dog in front of lighthouse

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About this Object

Six blokes and a dog posed outside light tower on Puysegur Island. Back row: unknown, Brian Smith, unknown. Front row: Brian Mason, Murray Williscroft (Principal Keeper), Phil Dorzak Fiordland NP Ranger, and dog Rex. 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

Puysegur Point

Medium and Materials

Black and White Print


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 120 W 90mm (H 4 3/4 W 3 9/16in)


Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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