Bishop Selwyn's House, Waimate North

Bishop Selwyn's House, Waimate North
[ca 1912]

Shows Bishop Selwyn's House, Waimate North with a man sitting outside. Photograph taken ca 1912 by Northwood Brothers.

Bishop Selwyn's house was erected in 1831. It was used by Bishop Selwyn as the first St. John's College in 1843. The roofline was changed to a gabled roof with large central dormer ca 1870s, and the shingled roof was replaced with iron ca 1912. This photograph was probably taken shortly after the iron was replaced. Sources of information: The Waimate mission station / by M.W. Standish; letter from Stuart Park, 30 April 2003.

Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative

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Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland
1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Film negative
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