Debris from the wreck of the 'SS Penguin' at Cape Terawhiti, Wellington, Between 12 and 14 February 1909
Reference Number: 1/1-020143-G
Coastline at Cape Terawhiti, Wellington, with debris from the wreck of the 'SS Penguin'. Photographed between 12 and 14 February 1909 by Sydney Charles Smith.
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: On the night of 12 February 1909, the 'SS Penguin' struck a rock in Cook Strait and foundered with the loss of 75 lives.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Terawhiti. 1909(PFP-028059)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Penguin wreck at Terriwhiti; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Localaity View
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