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Sailors painting the castaway food depot at Station Point, North East Island, Snares Islands, [ca 1905]

Reference Number: PAColl-4660-01

Two sailors painting the provision depot for castaways, at Station Point, North East Island, Snares Islands. The sailor on the right has `SS Hinemoa' on his jersey. Photograph taken ca 1905. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to North East Island, Sailors, Food storage buildings, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. and Painting, Structural.

Part of:
Fordham, S H :Photographs from David Skinner's collection, Reference Number PAColl-4660 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Depot still standing in 2005 and cared for by the Department of Conservation.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service999. Snares Islands(PFP-003092)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - The crewe ashore painting up the food depot and filling the stores up again for the next shipwreck that happen to strike there 50 men lived there 6 months so the stores where all use up also clothing when we took them off [sic]

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