Digitised Image

Puysegur Point, South Island, [ca 1940]

Reference Number: PAColl-8550-19

View of Puysegur Point, the south-western extremity of the South Island, showing the lighthouse at the tip of the headland and the vegetation-covered coastal slopes. Photograph taken circa 1940 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Puysegur Point, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Southland Region, Lighthouses - New Zealand - Southland Region and Coasts - New Zealand - Southland Region.

Part of:
Prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060-1 (71 digitised items)
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.8 x 21 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures86. Fiord Co. Puysegur Pt. ca 1940(PFP-031000)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Original caption: Puysegur Point, one of the southernmost points of the South Island, visited at one time by sealers. The photograph shows the lighthouse. Note the thick scrub clothing the slopes falling to the coast.; Verso - centre: Photo DD-12 / Reduce: 4 1/2" x 6"; Verso - bottom right: Deleted: Canterbury Branch, Royal Society of NZ; Verso - bottom right: F W B Powell

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