Digitised Image

Porirua Harbour and Paremata, Wellington, [191-?]

Reference Number: PA1-q-002-02

Porirua Harbour and Paremata. Shows the ruins of the Paremata Redoubt in the distance, just above centre. Photograph taken circa 1910s by G L Adkin.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to Paremata, Porirua Harbour and Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Adkin album 13, Reference Number PA1-q-002 (20 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 9.2 x 15.4 cm, on album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Porirua. Paremata(PFP-032165)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Porirua Harbour. - The correct spelling is Pari-rua - two flowing tides. (High tide flowing into this double-headed inlet, divided, at the Narrows and a tidal "wave" ran up each of the arms, hence the name). The view shows the postition of the Paremata Redoubt - in centre.

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