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American brig in floating dock, Port Chalmers, 1870s

Reference Number: 1/1-002539-G

An American brig in floating dock, Port Chalmers. Taken by David Alexander De Maus. The floating dock was launched in August 1868. According to Robert Weinstein, he considered this American brig to have been an old vessel when the photograph was taken. It may have been built in the 1820s.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits and Wet plate photonegatives, related to Port Chalmers, Dry docks 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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

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 Service81. Waikouaiti Co. Port Chalmers(PFP-002066)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - Old Port Chalmers, No 12

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