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Montage of photographs of the ship Aurora including an image of the tug Dunedin, 1916

Reference Number: 1/2-012190-G

A montage of photographs of the ship 'Aurora' including an image of the tug 'Dunedin'. The framed image of the tug 'Dunedin' in the centre has two captions attached, one overhead which reads, "Aurora" from the Antarctic picked up by tug 'Dunedin', Capt Spence' and the one beneath image reads 160 mls E of Stewarts Isd 2 April 1916 - De Maus Port Chalmers ...protected. It has also a photographer's inscription which reads 'Otago Harbour Board. Tug Dunedin.' The ship portrait of the Aurora (top left) has the caption "Aurora " in the South Seas" and the one underneath reads "Nearing Port". The two images on the right read (top one) "Off the Nuggats" and (the one underneath) "Second Jury Rudder" - this one also bears the name "Aurora Liverpool".See also individual images: 1/2-012191, 1/2-012192, 1/2-012193, 1/2-012194. (All of the 'Aurora', excluding the image of the 'Dunedin')

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits, related to Aurora Relief Expedition (1916-1917), Captain Spence, Aurora (Steamship), Dunedin (Tugboat), Shipping, Ships, Steamships and Tugboats - New Zealand - Otago Region.

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Montage of photographs of the ship Aurora including an image of the tug Dunedin, Reference Number 1/2-012190-G (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. 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 Service387. Aurora(PFP-002612)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - top centre: "Aurora". From the Antarctic, picked up by the tug "Dunedin." Capt. Spence.; Photographer's title on negative - centre: Otago Harbour Board tug "Dunedin."; Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: 160 miles e of Stewarts Isd. 2 Aptil 1916. De Maus. Port Chalmers. Protected 1916.; Photographer's title on negative - top left: "Aurora" in the South Seas.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Nearing port.; Photographer's title on negative - top right: Off the Nuggats [i.e. Nuggets].; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Second jury rudder.

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