[Breakwater construction, Timaru Harbour]; Ferrier, William; 1878; 0560
[Breakwater construction, Timaru Harbour]About this object
A photograph depicting the start of construction of the breakwater in 1878.
Shoews several men standing around on the shore end of the construction. Wooden planking leads out to a wooden frame construction just off the shoreline containing what appears to be a large rock. Sailing ships anchored in the roadstead appear in the background.
1878Medium and Materials
150(h) x 220(w) mm
Mounted on cardboard backing total size 152(h) x 222(w) mm.
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