The S.S. Wakatu of Nelson. 1880.

Date Created

1880

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 7,497
a3596

Description

Lower left (l.l.) with brush in opaque white: W. Forster 1880; on mount in ink: The S.S. Wakatu of Nelson; verso: Mr Warrell [framing instructions]; typed label detached from mount: W. Forster SS Wakatu 1880. Built at Nelson in 1879, she went aground on the Blenheim side of Waipapa Point during a thick fog on September 6 1924. She was at the time crossing from Wellington to Kaikoura and Lyttelton. Her cargo was saved. She was a total loss.

Extent

394 x 614 mm

Medium

watercolour & gouache with scumble on paper

Temporal Coverage

Source

Accessioned 1947

Genre

Seascapes & Marines

Files

a3596.jpg

Citation

Forster, William James, 1851-1891, “The S.S. Wakatu of Nelson. 1880.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 16, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5204.