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Sailing ship Parsee berthed at Port Chalmers., Between 1873 and 1891

Reference Number: 1/1-002351-G

The sailing ship "Parsee" berthed at Port Chalmers. Taken by David Alexander De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Parsee (Ship), Port Chalmers, Sailors, Shipping and Sailing ships - 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

Historical Notes: The "Parsee" was built as Greenock in 1869. Prior to coming to New Zealand she traded between the Clyde and India. She first arrived in New Zealand on May 6 from Gravesend with 5 saloon passengers and 98 immigrants, landing at Auckland. She made three more trips to New Zealand, once in 1874, once in 1883, and again in 1891, landing each time at Port Chalmers. (Information from "White Wings", Vol 1, by Henry Brett.)

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. Parsee(PFP-022644)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: "Parsee".; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 526

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