Sailing ship Waimea at Port Chalmers, [between 1895 and 1902]
Reference Number: 1/1-002533-G
The sailing ship 'Waimea' berthed at Port Chalmers. Photograph taken by David Alexander De Maus between 1895 and 1902. Dated from the date of purchase by Westergaard & Co., Norway, and her being wrecked in 1902. In this image she is flying the Norwegian company colours while retaining the name "Waimea".
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 Waimea was built in 1868, and launched as the "Dorette". She was purchased by the New Zealand Shipping Co. in 1873, and renamed Waimea. She was sold to Westergaard & Co., Norway in 1895, and while retaining the name "Waimea" her colours were changed. wrecked at Algoa Bay, South Africa in 1902. (Information from back of file print)
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. Waimea(PFP-022687)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: "Waimea." Capt. Haslum.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 531
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