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Photograph: Radio room, Centre Island lighthouse station; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.60

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Photograph: Radio room, Centre Island lighthouse station

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About this Object

Desk and radio equipment at Centre Island lighthouse station. Wall clock. 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

9. Centre Island. Radio Room Centre Island 1958, Caption, Adhered


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

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Murray Williscroft

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Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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