[Four Masted Sailing Ship]
Seascape. Four masted sailing ship showing port stern quarter moored at wharf. Foreground shows rippled reflections of the ship and masts across the water. Faint indication of cranes at shoreline to the left. Background hills and sky.
c. 1920 – 1929
LL Flora Scales
Scales Corporation Limited
Correspondence from Danielle Carter, Archives, and Bill Laxon, Library Manager, the New Zealand Maritime Museum Library, Auckland, 27.09.2019,
“A four-masted fore-and-aft rigged schooner. ‘Fore-and-aft’ refers to sails that run parallel to the length of the boat, as opposed to square rigged sails, which are perpendicular to the keel of the boat.”
Photos by John Collie