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Photograph: Centre Island airport; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.64

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Photograph: Centre Island airport

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About this Object

Aeroplane landing or taking off from a grassy area on Centre Island. Photographer described it: "Airport a bit rustic. A great incentive for prayer" 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. Airport a bit rustic. A great incentive for prayer., Caption, Adhered


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

Subject Keywords

Lighthouses, Aviation


Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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