Breakwater Timaru, N.Z.; Ferrier, William; 1879-1884; 0563


South Canterbury Museum


Breakwater Timaru, N.Z.

About this object

Photograph of the crane 'Hercules' on a railway line at the foot of the breakwater, circa 1882.

The image has been taken from the south side of the breakwater. Three surfboats appear adjacent to the crane while several sailing ships are moored in the harbour.

Place Made

Timaru, New Zealand


Ferrier, William

Maker Role


Date Made


Medium and Materials

Cardboard/Paper, photographic


135(h) x 204(w) mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Hercules crane

Subject and Association Keywords

Breakwater, Timaru Harbour

Subject and Association Keywords

No.1 Wharf, Timaru Harbour

Subject and Association Keywords

Timaru Harbour

Object Type

Print, photographic

Object number


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