S.S City of San Francisco

Unknown, Photographer

14 Mar 1875
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Maker and Role
Unknown, Photographer
Production Date
14 Mar 1875
Sepia toned original print of the ship the S.S. City of San Francisco, a Pacific Mail Company ship in Auckland Harbour. In foreground is a wharf and tall ships. On verso is written information of ship as well as date and photographer. Date is given as Sunday 14 March 1875. It is likely this date is incorrect as the City of San Francisco did not reach Auckland till January 1876. The photographers name is given as C.B. Gentil, Shortland Street, Auckland.
Physical Description
1 print : sepia ; 8.5 x 11.5 cm
S.S. City of San Francisco Just arrived from [illegible] American harbour Sunday 14 Mar 1875[sic]. Wrecked later after leaving [illegible] service - C.B. Gentil[?] Shortland St Auckland Hand-written
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
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Credit Line
Unknown. 14 Mar 1875. S.S City of San Francisco, PHO-2019-44.45. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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