Posts made in January, 2007

Zane Grey artefacts

Posted on Jan 9, 2007 in Taonga | 0 comments

Russell Lights – Vol 10 Issue 1 – Jan 2007 This photo of a camera, set of binoculars and telescope once belonged to American game fisherman, Zane Grey. It was given by him to his boatman in the Bay of Islands, Peter William, and purchased by the museum from Peter’s daughter, Patti, in 1994. Peter Wiliams’ boat was the Avalon. Zane Grey appreciated his skill so much he shipped launch and man to Australia to fish. Peter joined him in Florida, Tonga and other fishing Mecca. Zane Grey’s two books on fishing in the Bay really publicised the area as an ideal spot for...

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