Brick Press; Robert Quaife; 1860's; 1996.399.1
Brick PressAbout this object
"Only machine of its kind from such an old ceramic site" - Simon Best, Anthropologist.Maker
1.83m length, 80cm wide, 1.3m highSubject and Association Description
Said to have been brought back from England by one of the Quaife family members returning from WW1. It is recorded that some of the bricks have been found at the site of the first Auckland gaol on the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets. The machine was restored by the volunteer Engine Enthusiasts at The Kauri Museum.Credit Line
Gift of the Quaife EstateObject Type
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