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Slide: Amphibious aeroplane, Preservation Inlet; Murray Williscroft; 2015.152.18

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Slide: Amphibious aeroplane, Preservation Inlet

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About this Object

Tourist Air amphibian aeroplane landing at Preservation Inlet. Photographer's caption: "One of the rare fine days on Preservation Inlet even in summer. You can't see the sandflies, but they are there." Murray Williscroft was a lighthouse keeper, who, along with his wife Ventris worked on a number of stations around New Zealand in the 1950s-60s.

Place Made

Puysegur Point

Medium and Materials

35mm Slide

Inscription and Marks

Puysegur 2


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 50 W 50mm (H 1 15/16 W 1 15/16in)


Murray Williscroft

Credit Line

Gift of Rae MacGregor, reproduced courtesy of Ventris Williscroft.

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