Neg No: F.004861/50 © Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


Description: Seaman's trousers, sailcloth with 2 carved wooden toggles. These may have been made by a seaman marooned on The Antipodes, a crew member of either the 'Spirit of Dawn' (wrecked 1893) or the 'President Felix Faure' (wrecked 1908)

Creator: Unknown

Date of work: Circa 1900

Region: Antipodes Islands

Country: New Zealand

Materials: Textile - sailcloth, linen thread, wood

References: Fraser, C, "Beyond the Roaring Forties", (1986), pp117-118

Credit Details:

Registration Number: PC003689

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