Photographic prints mainly of ships and landscapes

W D & H O Wills (New Zealand) LtdBuick, Thomas Lindsay, 1865-1938

Photographic prints mainly of ships and landscapes, taken by various photographers, circa 1863-1930s, and greeting cards and ephemera.

Includes images of Māori people, a waka huia, waka, rūrū (owls), landscapes and photographs of models and paintings of ships. Many of the ships are named.

Includes a greeting card from Mr & Mrs Lindsay Buick, which includes an image on the front of Māori weavers dressed in Māori kākahu, sitting in front of a whare.

Also includes four small cards from the 'New Zealand early scenes & Māori life' series (numbers 2, 3, 9, and 35). One photograph is incomplete and is ripped into three pieces, and the top right hand corner of the photograph is missing. It shows Māori men and women dressed in Māori kākahu (clothing) performing traditional games.

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Quantity: 58 b&w original photographic print(s). 1 item(s) of photographic ephemera annotated envelopes. 6 Other printed ephemera item(s).

Transfers: An ink drawing of the "Three Bees" cutter has been separated for storage reasons. See A-472-024..

Additional description

Please handle the damaged photograph with care (PAColl-10460-12-09). The torn edges of the pieces are particularly fragile.

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Cowan family: Collection / Pictorial material including photographs, artworks, maps, and related material
58 b&w original photographic print(s), 1 item(s) of photographic ephemera annotated envelopes, 6 Other printed ephemera item(s), Photographs
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