Photograph [Purakauiti School 1921]; [?]; 1921; 2010.229


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Photograph [Purakauiti School 1921]

About this object

Photograph; a black and white photograph depicting Purakauiti School buildings and 16 students. The children are depicted standing and sitting casually amongst low flax bushes. Many are holding gardening implements. Dated 1921. The students have been identified as: Stuart Rae, Raymond Wilson, Alice Wilson, Peggy Smith, Margaret Ross, Jean Junge, Arthur Crews, Winnie Ashmore, Alex Rae, Jim Smith, Bill Rae, Allan Smith, Bill Wilson, Frank Smythe, Angus Smith and James Rae.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Purakauiti





Date Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, paper; processed material, glass; organic, vegetal, wood.




h 303mm x l 415mm x w 20mm

Subject and Association Keywords

education (general)

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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