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Men clearing the beach at Cape Terawhiti, Wellington, after the wreck of the ship Penguin, Feb 1909

Reference Number: 1/1-020150-G

Men clearing the beach of wreckage and bodies at Cape Terawhiti, Wellington, after the wreck of the ship Penguin in February 1909. Shows men and horses by rocky cliffs. A group stands around (a body?). A life raft is visible. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Penguin (Ship. 1864-1909), Terawhiti, Cape, Shipwrecks - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Beaches - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Penguin. 1909(PFP-028410)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Penguin Wreck Scenes

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