Front view of "Rose Cottage", Moroa, near Greytown, with a statue of an ancient warrior standing on a pedestal in front of the house.

Front view of "Rose Cottage", Moroa, near Greytown, with a statue of an ancient warrior standing on a pedestal in front of the house.
Date
Circa 1924
Ref
APG-1279-1/2-G
Description

View of the front of "Rose Cottage" on what is now known as Moroa Road, Greytown. The original owner, George Wakelin (1824-1907), carved many statues of animals and busts of historical and local personalities which he placed in his garden. Visible in this image is an 11 ft high statue of an ancient warrior with spear, shield and horse's head all on a 6 ft high pedestal, in front of the house. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1924.

Original print in Godber Album Vol 109, p 193 (PA1-q-102)

Inscriptions: Album page - An ornamented garden, Morrison's Bush.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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