Group, including Father James McDonald, alongside a Roman Catholic Church at Opanaki, Northland

Group, including Father James McDonald, alongside a Roman Catholic Church at Opanaki, Northland
Date
[ca 1870s]
Ref
PA1-o-423-06-1
Description

Group, including Father James McDonald, alongside a Roman Catholic Church at Opanaki, Northland, probably in 1885. Photographer unidentified.

Father James McDonald returned to missionary work among Maori in Northland in 1880, after a 15-20 year absence. The photograph was probably taken during a tour of the far north in 1885. Source of information: Auckland Diocesan Catholic Archives.

The album caption, which indicates that this image was taken at Maungapohatu, is incorrect.

Inscriptions: Verso - Roman Catholic Church; Loose leaf in album reads: - 6. Scenes from Rua's Pa. Maungapohatu

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

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Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs
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