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Prow of the sailing ship Parsee at Port Chalmers., Between 1873 and 1891

Reference Number: 1/1-002352-G

The bow of the sailing ship "Parsee", showing a group of men on board. The figurehead is also visible. Taken by David Alexander De Maus.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Parsee (Ship), Port Chalmers, Sailors, Shipping, Figureheads of ships and Sailing ships.

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: The "Parsee" was built as Greenock in 1869. Prior to coming to New Zealand she traded between the Clyde and India. She first arrived in New Zealand on May 6 from Gravesend with 5 saloon passengers and 98 immigrants, landing at Auckland. She made three more trips to New Zealand, once in 1874, once in 1883, and again in 1891, landing each time at Port Chalmers. (Information from "White Wings", Vol 1, by Henry Brett.)

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 Pictorial Reference Service387. Parsee(PFP-001947)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Parsee; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: 525

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