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Photograph: House at Cape Palliser; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.47

Object number

2015.152.47

Name/Title

Photograph: House at Cape Palliser

Object Type

Photography

About this Object

Single quarters at Cape Palliser. White picket fence, hills in background. Photographer's caption: "Cape Palliser 1958. Single quarters. Nearly starved here. Roads washed out. Horse went AWOL. Bad storms. Very cold and miserable." 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

Cape Palliser

Medium and Materials

Black and White Print

Inscription and Marks

"Cape Palliser 1958. Single quarters. Nearly starved here. Roads washed out. Horse went AWOL. Bad storms. Very cold and miserable.", Caption, Adhered

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 60 W 60mm (H 2 3/8 W 2 3/8in)

Subject Keywords

Lighthouses

Collection

Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

Copyright Licence

All rights reserved