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Object: Wreck of Grafton, Epigwaitt, Auckland Islands

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Title Wreck of Grafton, Epigwaitt, Auckland Islands
Production Dougall, William (photographer), circa 1888, Auckland Islands
Burton Brothers (photography studio), New Zealand
Medium summary black and white gelatin glass negative
Materials silver, photographic gelatin, sheet glass, photographic plates
Classification gelatin dry plate negatives, black-and-white negatives
Technique gelatin dry plate process, black-and-white photography
Format whole plate (1/1)
Credit line Purchased 1943
Registration number C.010536
Remains of the ship "Grafton", wrecked in Carnley Harbour in 1864. A hut, named "Epigwaitt" by the castaways, was built nearby.

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