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Painting, Watercolour, Mataura Paper Mill, 1885; Best; 1885; MT2012.15.1

Painting, Watercolour, Mataura Paper Mill, 1885; Best; 1885; MT2012.15.1
Name/Title
Painting, Watercolour, Mataura Paper Mill, 1885
About this object
A framed water colour depicting the Mataura Paper Mill in 1885. The Mataura Paper Mill is in the foreground; across on the west bank of the Mataura River is the Mataura Flour Mill. The Mataura River and Mataura Falls are in the centre of the image. The background shows as yet, undeveloped land.

The painting is very similar to a 1889 photograph we have of the Mataura Paper Mill (refer to MT2011.185.58).

Maker
Best
Maker Role
Artist
Date Made
1885
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
organic, vegetal, wood

Inscription and Marks
Bottom left hand corner: 'Best 1885'.
Technique
painted
Measurements
h 500mm x w 720mm x d 20mm
large

Subject and Association Keywords
industry/mataura paper mill
mataura river
mataura falls (Te Au Nui)
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
art work
Object number
MT2012.15.1
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