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Poster advertising the selling of the wreck of the American whaling ship Alexander, 1858

Reference Number: MNZ-0144-1/4-F

Photographic copy of a poster dated 22 February 1858 advertising the selling of the wreck of the American whaling ship 'Alexander' by public auction.Text of the poster includes "For the benefit of whom it may concern. Wrick of the American whaling ship "Alexander" of New Bedford, U S, 421 Tons Register, Francis Dougherty, Master, with cargo of Sperm Oil, &c Mr J H Wallace has recieved instructions from James Smith Esquire, the United States Consular Agent, at Wellington, to sell by Public Auction, at the Exchange, Wellington, on Tuesday, The 23rd February, 1858, ..."

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Posters and Advertising, related to Alexander (Ship), Wellington Exchange (Building), Auctions, Shipwrecks and Whaling ships.

Part of:
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures639. Whaling. 1858(PFP-033754)

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