Digitised Image

Collie, W :Photograph of the SS Lyttelton (ship) and the Falcon (ship), at Blenheim Wharf, 1872, 1872

Reference Number: PA7-07-10

Blenheim wharf in 1872 with surrounding waterway and buildings. In the centre is the paddle steamer `Lyttelton' and on the right is the brigantine `Falcon'. Photograph taken by William Collie.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lyttelton (Paddle steamer. 1861-1886), William Collie, Falcon (Ship), Blenheim, Brigantines (Sailing ships), Ships, Paddle steamers - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region and Wharves - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region.

Part of:
Collie, W :Photograph of the SS Lyttelton (ship) and the Falcon (ship), at Blenheim Wharf, 1872, Reference Number PA7-07-10 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: The information and date accompanying this record comes from the back of the original print. However, according to Canterbury Heritage, the paddle tug SS Lyttelton was launched in 1878. They also suggest that this photograph was taken during the vessel's delivery voyage in early November of that year (ref. http://canterburyheritage.blogspot.com/2008/09/lytteltons-second-tug.html).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service56. Marlborough Co. Blenheim. Wharves. 1872(PFP-002743)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - SS Lyttelton & the Brigantine Falcon at the wharves Blenheim 1872

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=30039). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments