Auckland War Memorial Museum Library Catalogue - Te Pataka Matapuna

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Type: Photograph

Location: Photographic Print Room

Call Number: PH-ALB-260

Author/Creator: Boscawen, John Hugh, 1851-1937

Title: Pa surrounded by swamp near Ihumatao. /

Publisher: : , 1899

Physical Description: 25x30x3.5cm

Date: 1899

Time Period: 1890s


  • Album on permanent loan from National Museum
  • See Who's who in New Zealand and the Western Pacific, 1908 (DU 402) for biographical details of Captain Hugh Boscawen.
  • Inscription: Index to negatives of Auckland Pas and surroundings taken by Hugh Boscawen, 1899.
  • Boscawen worked in the Auckland office of Lands and Survey
  • Waitomokia cones, Mangere RII-680679 (=Mt Gabriel, now destroyed) from tuff crator ENE of vent RII-683680 267degrees

Associated Material: Ref file 611: Grid references and notes by Les Kermode.

Biographical Note: Born Lamorran, Cornwall: educated at Cheltenham and on training ship Britannia. In New Zealand with the Flying Squadron 186970: retired from the navy 1870. Came to New Zealand again in 1876 and joined the Lands and Survey Dept, becoming chief clerk in Auckland: retired 1919 to live in Cornwall. Private Secretary to the Governor Lord Onslow and aide de camp to the Governor Lord Ranfurly.

Other Numbers: PH-CNEG-C19452

Access: Access Restricted : See Pictorial Staff

Page No: 19

Format: Album

Process: Silver gelatin

Item No: 1

Copyright: Permission to reproduce this image should be sought from Auckland War Memorial Museum and the copyright holder where applicable.
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