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Photograph: Lighthouse, Centre Island; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.56

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Photograph: Lighthouse, Centre Island

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About this Object

Lighthouse, Centre Island. NB no railing around light. 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

Centre Island

Medium and Materials

Black and White Print

Inscription and Marks

Centre Island 1958. A desolate old place in Fovoux (sic) Strait off Riverton. Many seals and penguins (no railing around light), Caption, Adhered


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 90 W 70mm (H 3 9/16 W 2 3/4in)

Subject Keywords



Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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