Milford Sound starvation

Milford Sound starvation
February 1882
Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.)

Stereoscopic print titled 'Milford Sound starvation'. Taken in February 1882 by Alfred Burton. Shows two men posed on a rocky shore, one sitting and the other standing. They respectively hold an empty pot and an empty bottle. Other empty containers on the shore include a barrel, a sack, and a box. A dog appears on the far right of the right-hand frame. The photographer's number from the negative is 256.

Source of information regarding the date and photographer are from another photograph, numbered 257, titled: "Milford Sound, City & citizens, full & plenty" from this same Milford Sound series. Te Papa Collections Online. Registration C.025201 accessed 7 January 2020.

Title transcribed from item.

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

Physical Description: Albumen stereographic print

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Tiller, Eileen, active 1957-2014: Collection / Hansen family photographs
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Stereographs, Albumen prints, Albumen stereographic print
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