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Photograph: Centre Island station; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.57

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Photograph: Centre Island station

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About this Object

General view of Centre Island lighthouse station: work shop, paint store, engine room, radio room, tower in background. 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

7. Centre Island. General view of station. Workshop front, paint store, engine room and radio room, tower background., Caption, Adhered


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

Subject Keywords



Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

Copyright Licence

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