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Front view of "Rose Cottage", Moroa, near Greytown, with a statue of an ancient warrior standing on a pedestal in front of the house., Circa 1924

Reference Number: APG-1279-1/2-G

View of the front of "Rose Cottage" on what is now known as Moroa Road, Greytown. The original owner, George Wakelin (1824-1907), carved many statues of animals and busts of historical and local personalities which he placed in his garden. Visible in this image is an 11 ft high statue of an ancient warrior with spear, shield and horse's head all on a 6 ft high pedestal, in front of the house. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1924.

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Wakelin, Moroa, Morrisons Bush, Wood-carving, Sculpture and Gardens - New Zealand - Wellington 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

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 Pictures43. Featherston Co. Morrison's Bush(PFP-024870)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - An ornamented garden, Morrison's Bush.

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