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Photograph of a painting by William James Forster depicting the wreck of the steamship Tararua, April 1881. Painting signed and dated WJ Forster 1882., Painted 1882

Reference Number: 1/2-016396-G

Photograph of a painting signed and dated by William James Forster (WJ Forster, 1882) depicting the wreck of the steamship 'Tararua' which sank on the 30th of April 1881. Location of the original painting unknown. Artist's signature visible in lower left corner. Copy negative by David Alexander De Maus, from photograph by an unidentified photographer. Includes title inserted by De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, related to William James Forster, Tararua (Ship. 1864-1881), Shipwrecks and Steamships.

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)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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

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. Tararua(PFP-016943)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: S.S. "Tararua" Wreck. 30 April 1881.

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