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HMS Acheron at anchor in Port Chalmers in 1848, photograph from a sketch, 1848

Reference Number: 1/1-003300-G

HMS Acheron at anchor in Port Chalmers, photograph of a sketch held in the Early Settlers' Museum, Dunedin. The sketch by an unknown artist, made from a description of the vessel supplied by Mr Fullarton, one of her crew. The Acheron carried out the charting of part of the coastline of New Zealand. Photograph by David Alexander De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits and Dry plate photonegatives, related to Archibald Fullarton, Acheron HMS (Ship), Steamships and Paddle steamers - New Zealand - Otago Region.

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 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided. Prints for publication must be obtained from the Otago Early Settlers' Museum.

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. Acheron.(PFP-022192)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: The first steamer to anchor in Port Chalmers. 1848.; Recto - bottom right: H.M.S. Acheron at anchor in Port Chalmers. Memo. This sketch was made from a description of the vessel supplied by Mr. Fullarton one of the crew, now residing at Port Chalmers.; Marginal notes on negative - top left: 549

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