Life on board immigrant ship (sketch)

Montage of sketches depicting life on board an immigrant ship showing emigrants embarking at the London docks, scrubbing the decks, watching a passing ship, dealing with heavy seas, catching an albatross, and queueing at the surgery. Taken from The Illustrated New Zealand Herald 9 April, 1875


Alexander Turnbull Library,
Reference: MZN-0661-1/4; F
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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