Photograph [Owaka River]; [?]; c1880s; CT79.1084c
Photograph [Owaka River]About this object
Photograph; a black and white photograph of the Owaka River. The image includes the jetty shed, wharf and some houses where the Little Mill workers lived between 1871-1887.
The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.
c1880sInscription and Marks
Handwritten caption: 'Photo of Owaka river showing jetty shed, wharf and some houses where / the little mill workers lived 1871-1887. Site of the first and second traffic / bridges also M&C Latta sawmillers, Sweetwater Creek Newhaven temporary / timber yard while the tram was being laid to Tahara Railway siding 1908-10'
Handwritten history on reverse.
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