Steamship Arawa, 1891
Reference Number: 1/4-012547-F
The steamship Awara in 1891. Photograph taken by Theophilus Easter.
Steamship Arawa, Reference Number 1/4-012547-F (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: The `Arawa' was built in 1884 by W Denny, Dumbarton, Scotland for the Shaw, Savill & Albion Company. She ran in the NZ-England service for a number of years. In 1900 she was purchased by the Elder, Dempster Company and renamed `Lake Megantic'. She was bought and sold under variety of different names until 1915 when she was sunk. (Information from Rex Hardy's `Ships with NZ Association', Vol 4, 1)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library PicturesArawa. 1891(PFP-015137)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Embossed on bottom right hand corner of original item: T Easter Photogapher
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