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Sailing ship Mataura in dry dock at Port Chalmers, 1874-1889

Reference Number: 1/1-002251-G

Sailing ship 'Mataura' in dry dock at Port Chalmers, view of the stern. There are a group of unidentified people, including two women, on board the ship, looking towards the camera. Taken by David Alexander De Maus between 1874-1889.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Mataura (Ship. 1874-1900), Port Chalmers and Sailing ships.

Part of:
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Wet collodion glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The 'Mataura' was built in 1868, and was formerly known as the 'Dunfellan'. She was purchased by the New Zealand Shipping Company in 1874. She was fitted with Haslam's Patent Freezing Machinery and took the second cargo of frozen meat from New Zealand in 1882. She was later sold and renamed the 'Alida'.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be made available.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "De Maus Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Mataura(PFP-016410)

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