A heavy south-easterly swell crashes against the Port of Timaru’s southern breakwater, in a photograph taken around 1898. The completion of the artificial harbour in the 1880s provided ships with a safe haven and enabled the port to expand.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by Alfred Burton
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