Christchurch’s port of Lyttelton had a quarantine station – at first on Rīpapa Island and then in 1875 on Ōtamahua (Quail Island). The hospital is the large, two-storey building in this 1911 photograph. To the left among the trees are huts occupied by leper patients.
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Reference: PhotoCD 2, IMG0090
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