Photograph [Purakaunui Falls, The Catlins]; [?]; c1908; CT79.1098b
Photograph [Purakaunui Falls, The Catlins]About this object
Photograph; Purakaunui Falls, The Catlins, circa 1908.
Groups of people in their finest clothes pose for the photographer at the falls. Access to the falls is via a 10 to 15 minute walk along a track through the bush.
The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.
c1908Inscription and Marks
Written on the front, '1908/Tarara'.
Printed on the back, 'POST CARD....'
The postage stamp has a cancellation stamp dated 1909.
The post card is addressed to, 'Master Hugh Allison / c/- Mr Allison / Hazeldell / Puerua'.
The written message reads, 'Dear Wee Hugh/I got your Post Card &/I was very glad to get/it. I hope you dont pull/Hazel's hair now. we Miss /Hazel very much. She/is such a good wee girl./I hope she will be down/soon. I hope wee Jean/is keeping well. all the/little girls & boy have the cold/here./Forrie'.
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type