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House in Paihia where William Colenso worked the first printing press in New Zealand

Reference Number: 1/2-021688-F

House in Paihia where William Colenso worked the first printing press in New Zealand, which arrived in New Zealand on 30 December 1834. Part of the house is obscured by a tree. Taken by an unidentified photographer.

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1 image, related to Fenwick Barrett, William Colenso, Paihia, Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Printing industry - New Zealand - Northland Region and Trees.

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House in Paihia where William Colenso worked the first printing press in New Zealand, Reference Number 1/2-021688-F (1 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: The printing press was brought ashore on two canoes lashed together with a platform built across the gunwhales.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures12. Bay of Islands Co. Paihia (PFP-017079)

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