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RMS Tongariro in Port Chalmers harbour, with tugboat, [between 1883-1897]

Reference Number: 1/1-003436-G

RMS Tongariro in Port Chalmers harbour, with tugboat, with smoke blowing from its funnel. Photograph taken by David Alexander De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Tongariro (Ship. 1883-1897) and Steamships.

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 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Single screw steam ship with clipper bow. Built in 1883 for the New Zealand Shipping Co. In 1897 chartered by the Beaver Line, and then to the B.I.S. Vav Co. and renamed Zibenghla. See Ships with New Zealand Associations (Vol 3, p 17)

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. Tongariro(PFP-022244)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - beneath image: R.M.S. "Tongariro."; Marginal notes on negative - top left: 425

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