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Near Port Chalmers; driving the first pile for the mole on the Aramoana side of Otago Heads, 22 September 1884

Reference Number: 1/1-002547-G

Ceremonial occasion of the first pile being driven for the mole on the Aramoana side of the head of Otago Harbour, with Taiaroa Head lighthouse in the background. A large group of officials stand in front of the pile driver, on 22 September 1884, photographed by David Alexander De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to Taiaroa Head, Aramoana, Breakwaters and Pile drivers.

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. Single 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 Pictures81. Waikouaiti Co. Aramoana. 1884(PFP-022486)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Driving first pile of mole, Sep. 22. 1884. D.Maus

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