Puysegur Point, South Island

Puysegur Point, South Island
Date
[ca 1940]
Ref
PAColl-8550-19
Description

View of Puysegur Point, the south-western extremity of the South Island, showing the lighthouse at the tip of the headland and the vegetation-covered coastal slopes. Photograph taken circa 1940 by an unidentified photographer.

Publication note - Department of Internal Affairs. 1940. `Making New Zealand' 2(30): 6

Caption - Puysegur Point one of the southernmost points of the South Island, visited at one time by sealers. The photograph shows the lighthouse. Note the thick scrub clothing the slopes falling to the coast.

Source of descriptive information - Published caption in `Making New Zealand'

Inscriptions: Verso - centre - Original caption: Puysegur Point, one of the southernmost points of the South Island, visited at one time by sealers. The photograph shows the lighthouse. Note the thick scrub clothing the slopes falling to the coast.; Verso - centre - Photo DD-12 / Reduce: 4 1/2" x 6"; Verso - bottom right - Deleted: Canterbury Branch, Royal Society of NZ; Verso - bottom right - F W B Powell

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

Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 15.8 x 21 cm

Provenance: Photograph from A W B Powell for the Department of Internal Affairs' publication `Making New Zealand' (1939-40).

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Making New Zealand :Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin print 15.8 x 21 cm, Orientation: Vertical image
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