Digitised Image

Dunedin from Bell Hill, 1858

Reference Number: 1/2-091262-F

Dunedin from Bell Hill in 1858, photographed by John Tensfeld and copied by Muir and Moodie.

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1 image, related to John Tensfeld, Muir and Moodie and Dunedin City.

Part of:
Dunedin from Bell Hill, Reference Number 1/2-091262-F (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: This photograph is a copy negative of a print made by Muir & Moodie, probably between 1900 and 1910, from an original photograph by the Dunedin photographer John Tensfeld. Tensfeld arrived in Dunedin in 1857 and, according to Hardwicke Knight, the original photograph was clearly dated by Tensfeld to 1858. For further information about this image see "Dunedin Early Photographs, Second series from the Hardwicke Knight Collection", 1985, text facing plate 1.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures81. Dunedin. 1858(PFP-016259)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Bottom right: Dunedin from Bell Hill 1852 [sic]. The oldest known photo. Muir & Moodie.

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