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Photograph of a painting by E B Hayward depicting the wreck of the SS Wairarapa, 1894

Reference Number: 1/2-016394-G

Photograph taken by David Alexander De Maus, of a painting by E B Hayward, depicting the SS Wairarapa, wrecked on Great Barrier Island, 29 October 1894. Date and location of the original painting are unknown. The photograph is in the form of a montage created by De Maus, with photographs of three stewardesses who died, a photograph of the monument erected by the stewardesses of the Union Steam Ship Company, and his own titles, inserted around the painting. The signature of the artist is obscured by the inserted picture of the monument. For a more complete photograph of the painting see Negative 1/2-016634 (File print: 387. Wairarapa. 1/2-016634)

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to E B Hayward, Miss Macquaid, Mrs McDonald, Miss Grinrod, Wairarapa (Ship. 1882-1894), Great Barrier Island, Steamships, Monuments - New Zealand - Otago Region and Shipwrecks - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: 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. Wairarapa(PFP-023179)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: "Wairarapa" Wrecked on Gt. Barrier Oct 29. 1894.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Monument in Dunedin erected by stewardesses of U.S.S.& Coy. ; Photographer's title on negative - top centre: Miss Macquaid Mrs McDonald. Chief Sss Miss Grinrod.

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