Bourke, Edmund G, fl 1888-1892 :Album compiled during voyages of HMS Hyacinth in the Pacific
Album compiled by Captain Edmund Bourke RN of HMS Hyacinth, on voyages in the Pacific ca 1888-1892.
New Zealand views include Auckland, Tikitapu Bush, Waitakere Creek, Pink & white Terraces, Atiamuri, Ohinemutu, Wairakei, Napier, Wellington, Upper Hutt, McNab's Gardens (Lower Hutt), the Teremakau river and cable car, Nelson, Westland, Otira Gorge, Taipo, the Waimakariri River, Christchurch, Lyttelton, Port Chalmers, Dunedin and Invercargill.
Pacific views include Rarotonga, Samoa, Fiji (including Suva), New Caledonia, Tahiti and Hawaii.
Photographers represented include George Valentine, James Connolly, Wheeler & Son, J R Morris, and Hart, Campbell & Co.
Includes of gold mining and sluicing in Westland, HM ships Ringarooma and Hyacinth, and games of croquet and polo in Hawaii.
HMS Hyacinth, a 3rd class cruiser commissioned in 1886, cruised in the Pacific under the command of Captain Edmund G Bourke RN. In October-November 1888 Bourke sailed around the Cook Islands with the Vice-Consul, hoisting the flag in Rarotonga, Mangaia, Atiu, Mitiaro and Mauke.
Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).
Finding Aids: Manuscript list of images housed with album.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
There are 3 items in total.
Format: 1 album(s) Album(s), Photographs, Albumen printsSee original record
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