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Photograph: Light room, Cape Egmont; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.54

Object number

2015.152.54

Name/Title

Photograph: Light room, Cape Egmont

Object Type

Photography

About this Object

Light revolved in a mercury bath (very expensive). 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

Light room, Cape Egmont. Light revolved in a mercury bath (very expensive)., 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

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