Bill Day holding coins recovered from the ocean floor near the Auckland Islands - Photograph taken by Phil Reid, [ca 10 May 1996]
Reference Number: EP/1996/1329/12
Treasure hunter Bill Day holding coins recovered from the ocean floor near the Auckland Islands, taken ca 10 May 1996 by Evening Post staff photographer Phil Reid.
Bill Day holding coins recovered from the ocean floor near the Auckland Islands - Photographs taken by Phil Reid, Reference Number EP/1996/1329 (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)
Extent: 1 colour original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm stripSingle negative
Historical Notes: In 1996 Bill Day led an expedition to the Auckland Islands to recover artefacts from the wreck of the General Grant. Day did not find the wreck but did recover coins and other artefacts believed to be from another wreck.
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