Amy Bock, Kaka Point; Chris Bourke; 2001; 2010.109


Amy Bock, Kaka Point

About this object

The Bridegroom's Secret (by Chris Bourke), copy of story from the book Epitaph II, forward by Paul Gittens, published by Random House. Owaka Museum holds this copy with the kind permission of Random House, New Zealand.
Amy Bock’s criminal history, impersonation of a man (Percival Redwood), marriage and subsequent life. Amy Bock was born on the 18th of May 1959, became engaged to Agnes Ottaway mid-February 1909, married her on 21 April 1909, was arrested on the 25 of April 1909.

Dunedin (65 York Place), Port Molyneux (Albion House).

File also includes photocopies of postcards and photographs of landmarks and people around the time of the above events.
First store at Kaka Point, Kaka Point sports day 1909, Nuggets Fishing landing kaka Point, 20 June 1906 Karoro Creek, Men cleaning fish at the Nuggets, , Rough sea at Kaka Point 1907, Foot bridge Wilsher Bay and children playing in Karoro Creek, two-storey house and garden [Waitaha?] Kaka Point, Nugget Bay, Reomoana School 1908, New year's Eve 1901 Kaka Point Port Molyneux, Mrs Cross nee Ramage, Mrs Crouch nee Campbell, Mrs Playter nee Ramage, Cricket Team Wilsher Bay, Jenkinson, Jim Campbell, Sandy Tilson, Jim Ewart, Jack Laughton, Moyle, Carlton, M Jackman, C Latta, T Latta, Bill Ewart, P Laughton, Sports grounds Wilsher Bay, woodchopping, Meeting 'Maori Reserve' Kaka Point, Parata, R Bryant, Arthur Bryant, De Jong.


Chris Bourke

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Random House

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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;
processed material, synthetic, plastic



Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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