Photograph [Jetty Shed, Owaka River]; [?]; [?]; CT79.1074g


Photograph [Jetty Shed, Owaka River]

About this object

Photograph; a faded, black and white photograph of the jetty shed on the Owaka River. The photograph has been taken from the river bank opposite Mr Latta's house, showing the jetty shed where the steamers unloaded in the 1880s and 1890s, and also the site of the region's first sawmill (1864).

The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Owaka River



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Inscription and Marks

Handwritten caption: 'Photo taken on river bank opposite Mr Lattas house showing jetty shed / where the steamers...'

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, shipping

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, water transportation

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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