Canterbury Mountaineering Club search party - Photograph taken by William George Weigel

Date
January 1932
By
Weigel, William George, 1890-1980
Ref
PA1-o-408-089-2
Description

Group portrait of the first Canterbury Mountaineering Club search party, taken January 1932 by George Weigel. From left to right: John Pascoe, Evan Wilson, Allan Willis, Ivan Tucker, Nui Robbins, Len Boot.

Inscriptions: Album page - above image - Harman Pass Tragedy - Two men killed.; Album page - beneath image - J.D.P, Evan Wilson, Allan Willis, Ivan Tucker, Nui' Robins, Len Boot The first Mountaineering Club search party; Album page - right of image - (Weigel)

The party was organised to search for three school teachers, B Robbins, H D Smith, and R K Loney, who went missing during a trip from Hokitika to the Bealey in January 1932. Robbins and Smith died but Loney was found by a search party and survived. This event was known as the Harman Pass Tragedy.

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

Physical Description: Silver gelatin print, 9.2 x 15.5 cm, mounted on album page

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Part of
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives / Pascoe album 3
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Group portraits, Silver gelatin print, 9.2 x 15.5 cm, mounted on album page, Orientation: Horizontal image
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