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Accession No 2002.46
Name/Title CAMERA; DENTON CAMERA
Primary Maker Eastman Kodak Company
Primary Prod Date Early 20th Century
Primary Prod Period 20th century
Primary Prod Place Rochester/New York State
Measurement Reading 21 x 16cm
68 x 127 x 92cm
94 x 127 x 77cm
Media/Materials Description Wooden camera case with brass fittings and brass and ground glass lens. Cardboard concertina tunnel. Leather and velvet lens cap. Plastic and rubber shutter release. Wood and cast iron supporting table and trolley base.
Credit Line Century Studio Camera owned and used by renowned Wanganui photographer Frank Denton, manufactured by Eastman Kodak with lens by J H Dallymeyer. Denton’s photographs are in every museum and library photograph collection in New Zealand and published in books and magazines world-wide. His postcards of the Whanganui River were posted all over the world.
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Accession No 1805.357
Name/Title MOKOIA METEORITE
Primary Prod Date 26 Nov 1908
Primary Prod Period 20th century
Primary Prod Place Mokoia/South Taranaki/Aotearoa/New Zealand
Credit Line Two pieces from the main specimen of a rare form of meteorite that fell on the South Taranaki coast on 26 November 1908. Made from carbonaceous chondrite, an organic form of carbon, it was only the fourth ever meteorite seen to fall in New Zealand, and it created much international interest.
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Accession No 1955.57.1
Name/Title TAPESTRY; VASE OF FLOWERS
Primary Maker Evans, Ann (b.1832, d.1916)
Primary Prod Date 1916
Primary Prod Period World War I
Primary Prod Place Hawera/Taranaki/Aotearoa/New Zealand
Measurement Reading 84.5 x 78cm
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