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Ngahauranga Valley, Wellington, NZ - Photograph taken by Matthew Fortescue Moresby, 22 March 1859

Reference Number: PA1-f-019-07

Photograph of the Ngauranga Gorge, taken 22 March 1859 by Matthew Fortescue Moresby

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Albumen photoprints, related to Matthew Fortescue Moresby, Ngauranga Gorge and Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
J C Crawford album 3, Reference Number PA1-f-019 (31 digitised items)
Crawford family :Photographs of James Coutts Crawford and family, Reference Number PA-Group-00149 (31 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 28 x 22 cm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The diary of Wynne Albert Bankes, who served on HMS Iris in the South Pacific, records that on 22 March 1859 he went "with Paymaster Moresby and Chaplain Campbell to take photographs up the Nerangai (sic) Gorge, beautiful scenery". The diary is held in the Dorset Country Records Office. PA1-f-019-36, taken on the same occasion, has the date "22 Mch 1859" inscribed on the image.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: MFM

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