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Photograph: Relieving keepers house, Centre Island; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.59

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Photograph: Relieving keepers house, Centre Island

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About this Object

View up to relieving keepers house, Centre Island. "A bit big for one bloke" noted the photographer. 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

8. Centre Island. Relieving keepers house Centre Island. A bit large for one bloke., Caption, Adhered


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 120 W 90mm (H 4 3/4 W 3 9/16in)

Subject Keywords



Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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