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Photograph: Shag Rock, Centre Island; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.58

Object number

2015.152.58

Name/Title

Photograph: Shag Rock, Centre Island

Object Type

Photography

About this Object

Photographer's caption: "Shag Rock in a southerly blow. The shags would try to fly against the wind but would fly backwards. Interesting." 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

14. Centre Island. Shag Rock in a southerly blow. The shags would try to fly against the wind but would fly backwards. Interesting., Annotation, 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