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Maori church near Batley, Kaipara district, [1889?]

Reference Number: PAColl-4320-01

Maori church near Batley, Kaipara district, probably taken in 1889, probably by Maurice Crompton Smith. Shows a wooden building in a Gothic revival style.

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1 image, related to Gittos Cathedral, Batley, Gothic Revival (Architecture) - New Zealand - Northland Region, Whakapono, Maori churches, Wooden buildings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Architecture - New Zealand - Northland Region and Church buildings - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Crompton-Smith, Mrs A M : Photographs, particularly of Pahi, Kaipara district, taken by Maurice Crompton Smith, Reference Number PAColl-4320 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 11 x 17.7 cm, on mount. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Was known as Gittos' Cathedral. Built in 1875 by European settler labour. (Info - Elizabeth Clark, 2007).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures12. Otamatea Co. Batley. Churches. Maori. 1889(PFP-031723)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Mount verso - top left: Maori Church near Batley Kaipara (Mr Gittos)

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