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Bay of Islands, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089E/37

Scope and Contents

205 x 142 mm. A view from the shore looking out towards the Bay, with islands dimly visible in the distance. The Bay of Islands is a ‘drowned river’ system containing about 150 small islands which lies on the east coast of North Auckland between Whangerei and Whangaroa. The first European to visit it was Captain Cook in 1769, and in the nineteenth century it became a watering place for whalers.


  • Creation: 1880


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, overall yellowing and some fading.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate.


Burton Brothers

Finding aid date

2012-05-18 15:46:27+00:00

Includes index.

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