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John Fox's house, Paihia, 11 May 1903

Reference Number: PA1-o-142-091

John Fox's house, Paihia, photographed 11 May 1903 by Russell James Duncan.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to Paihia and Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Duncan, Russell, album 7, Reference Number PA1-o-142 (2 digitised items)
Duncan, Russell James, 1855-1946 :Photograph albums, Reference Number PAColl-3030 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Toned gelatin silver print 14 x 20 cm, mounted on album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: House built in the 1830s by a chief, and later known as John Fox's house

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Mount recto - beneath image: John Fox's house, Paihia; Mount verso - top centre: Bishop W L William writes: "Captain Jacob, of the East India Company's service, visited the Bay of Islands in February 1833, and in March he wrote 'One native, a chief, baptized by the name of David, had built himself a stone house in the English style'. This is what is now known as John Fox's house".

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