Accession Number
19XX.2.1009
Brief Description
One landscape colour photograph taken in 1997 showing the entrance to Fort Jervois, Ripapa Island, Lyttelton Harbour.
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Production Role
Photographer
Production Date
1997
Background
Fort Jervois, on Ripapa Island in Lyttelton Harbour, was built in 1886 as part of a coastal defence scheme instigated following the previous year's ‘Russian Scare'. The fort was used by the army until the end of the Second World War. This 1997 photograph shows the fort's entrance and brick revetments.
Collection
Measurement Reading
4 x 6" (101.6 x 152.4mm)
Measurement Type
Dimensions (HxW) Inches
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