Sir Hector Macdonald visit

Production date
28 Oct 1901
See full details

Object Detail

Sir Hector MacDonald in Itchen street Oamaru (replacing child Potters hat which had fallen off).Star and Garter Hotel. G M Procter, chemist. "Sir Hector Macdonald at Oamaru (replacing child Potter's hat which had fallen off)". Star and Garter Hotel. G M Procter, chemist. "Still another visitor welcomed during this year [1901] was Sir Hector McDonald, the popular hero of the South African War, who, on October 28, stopped in Oamaru between trains. He was given a luncheon at the Star and Garter and received presentations from the Caledonian Society and the Waitaki Gaelic Society." (K C McDonald: "History of North Otago 1840-1940", page 180.)
Production date
28 Oct 1901
Production period
Level of Current Record
Photograph from Album
Collection type
Accession number
System ID
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 102959

Parent object


Be the first to comment.


The development of Culture Waitaki’s collection online is a continual process. Records are updated regularly, with new information and images. There may be mistakes or omissions in the information provided and we welcome input from the public. High resolution copies of images may be available for purchase, please see FAQs for further details.