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Interior view of the Paihia native church, Northland region, showing the pipe organ., 1912

Reference Number: APG-0620-1/2-G

Interior view of the Anglican Church at Paihia, Northland region, showing the organ. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber in 1912.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Paihia, Anglican church buildings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Maori churches and Organ (Musical instrument) - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The 'barrel and finger' organ pictured was built in about 1863 by Bishop, Starr and Richardson of London, England. It was the second organ in this church and was later moved into the Williams Memorial church (also at Paihia). The barrel (on the right of the instrument, leaning against the case) and playing mechanism is now in the care of the NZ Organ Museum Trust.

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 "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures12. Bay of Islands Co. Paihia. Churches. Anglican.(PFP-024228)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - [Second] pipe organ erected in N.Z. in native church, Paihia.

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