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The steamship 'Monowai' being towed near Otago Heads, 25 Oct 1901

Reference Number: 1/2-015215-G

The "Monowai" being towed by the SS "Mokoia" near Otago Heads, 25 October 1901, with the tug "Plucky" behind. Taken by an unidentified photographer. Negative and inscription made by David Alexander De Maus from an original print.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Mokoia (Ship. 1898-1929), Monowai (Ship. 1890-1926), Plucky (Tugboat), Ships - New Zealand - Otago Region, Steamships and Tugboats - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The "Monowai" lost her propeller on 17 October 1901, and was picked up by the SS Mokoia 5 days later, and towed to Otago Harbour.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "De Maus Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Monowai(PFP-023146)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: S.S. "Monowai." "Mokoia" towing near Otago Heads. Tug "Plucky" comming [i.e. coming] up. 25 Oct 1901.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: 20.

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