Grass huts made by castaways from the ship Dundonald, Disappointment Island, Auckland Islands
Reference Number: MNZ-1317-1/2-F
Grass huts made by castaways from the ship 'Dundonald' on Disappointment Island, Auckland Islands. Three people stand left of centre.
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: 'Making New Zealand' caption reads 'The survivors of the crew of the "Dundonald", wrecked in 1907, lived in these grass huts for some months. The miseries they suffered in the twentieth century, described in "The Castaways of Disappointment Island", by the Rev H Escott-Inman, give a vivid idea of what stranded sealers must have endured one hundred years earlier.'
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service999. Auckland Islands(PFP-002018)
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