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Photograph [Horse-Drawn Coal Wagons]; Blackley, George; 1897-1910; MT2011.185.74

Photograph [Horse-Drawn Coal Wagons]; Blackley, Geo; 1897-1910; MT2011.185.74
Name/Title
Photograph [Horse-Drawn Coal Wagons]
About this object
A black and white photograph depicting Charlie Sleeman and George Barkly taking a row of horse-drawn coal-laden wagons across the Waimumu Stream rail bridge, just south of Mataura.
Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
1897-1910
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Stamped on front of mounting, near bottom left-hand corner: 'GEO BLACKLEY PHOTO'

On reverse of mounting,
in blue pencil: 'Uncle Charlie & George Barkley / taking coal over the Waimumu'
in blue pen: 'L Rowe / Charlie Sleeman & George Barkly / taking coal over Waimumu bridge / Donated to School / 1965 Jubilee'

Technique
printed
Measurements
h 255mm x w 305mm
Subject and Association Keywords
industry
industry/mataura/coal/lignite/mining
genealogy/personal and family names
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2011.185.74

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