Digitised Image

Departure of Second Contingent for South African War, Wellington, Jan 1900

Reference Number: 1/2-062513-F

Photograph of a crowd gathered at the Wellington waterfront to farewell the Second Contingent (737), departing for the South African War. Shows the buildings of the Star Boating Club, and the Wellington Naval Artillery Volunteers. Photograph taken in January 1900 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Crowd scenes, related to Star Boating Club (Wellington), Wellington Rowing Club, Wellington Wharves, South African War, 1899-1902 - Military personnel and Crowds - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Harkness, W E :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-4953 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Star Boating Club building is currently (2005) The Boatshed restaurant and venue, and the Wellington Naval Artillery Volunteers building is now the premises of the Wellington Rowing Club.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Clubs. Wellington Rowing Club. 1900(PFP-030836)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On original item: The departure of the Second Contingent for South Africa January 1900

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