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View on Moturua Island, Bay of Islands, New Zealand, 19 July 1914

Reference Number: PA1-o-140-61

View of a wetland, a forest covered bluff, and the sea, Moturua Island, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand. Photographed by Russell Duncan on the 19th of July 1914.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to Marc Joseph Marion du Fresne, Moturua Island, Ponds - New Zealand - Northland Region, Islands - New Zealand - Northland Region and Native forest - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Duncan, Russell, album 1, Reference Number PA1-o-136 (6 digitised items)
Duncan, Russell James, 1855-1946 :Photograph albums, Reference Number PAColl-3030 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 20 x 14.5 cm, mounted on album page. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Marion's voyage. View on Moturua Island. Bay of Islands. Looking towards S E. Same day as 58. 59. 60. The stream here which is always running flows near by the trees in centre. Lieut Roux & men were camped here -. On the high land in the distance on the right was where Tacoury's [Te Kauri's] pa was situated -. The high land to the right in the distance is a peninsula which partly shuts in the large Manawaora Bay & wholy shuts in Oraukawa Bay ( a small bay within Manawaora). It was the custom of the French ships to send a boat ashore every morning to Oraukawa Bay for firewood -. When the boat would round the point of the peninsula she would be out of sight of the ship.

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