Photograph [Owaka River]; [?]; c1880s; CT79.1084c

Name/Title

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.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, The Landing

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

Photograph

Date Made

c1880s

Inscription 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.

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, shipping

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

CT79.1084c

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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