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The sailing ship Peter Denny in Otago Harbour, 1865-1874

Reference Number: 1/2-015489-G

The Peter Denny in Otago Harbour, taken by David Alexander De Maus, between 1865-1874

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1 image, related to David Alexander De Maus, Peter Denny (Ship), Otago Harbour and Sailing ships - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Peter Denny was built for the Albion Company in 1865 by Duthie of Aberdeen Scotland, for use as a vessel for immigration. During the first five voyages from 1865-1872, she brought out a total of 376 passengers. The Peter Denny was a ship of near 1000 tons and was a fast ship. She made seven trips to Port Chalmers betweem 1865-1874. (Information from 'White wings: fifty years of sail in the New Zealand trade 1850-1900, Volume I by Henry Brett, 1924).

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. Peter Denny(PFP-004488)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: "Peter Denny"

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