Photograph; Unknown; 1888; M15-18
PhotographAbout this object
Photograph, Shipyard scene during construction of "Brinawarr" in 1888. Handwritten on back: "Mr. McGregor (Tweed, Tyalgum), Mr. Hawker Jnr (7 children lived on Tweed), Mr. Hawker Snr built Coolangatta vessel; Mr. Johnson. 1888Maker
Donated by E BaileyObject Type
Thanks for the comment Mori. I have updated the name of the vessel in our records. As for the shipbuilder I can find a few references for "Hawker" and "Hawkins", do you have a reference for "Hawkson"? Cheers Erika
This vessel is the Brinawarr built by John Hawkson at Coolangatta and launched in 1890.
This object is from
Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.
eHive copyright disclaimer
It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. If you would like more information on our copyright policy, click here.