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Whites Bay cable station, Cloudy Bay, Marlborough, [190-?]

Reference Number: MNZ-0627-1/4-F

View of Whites Bay, a cove on Cloudy bay in Marlborough, showing the telegraph station buildings, and people in the middleground. Photograph taken circa 1900s by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Cloudy Bay, Telegraph cables, Buildings - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region and Beaches - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region.

Part of:
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: Whites Bay was the terminal of the first telegraph cable that linked the North and South Islands.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures56. Marlborough Co. Whites bay. ca 1900s(PFP-030994)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom centre: On original item: White's Bay Cable Station

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