Photograph [Sydney Barratt]; [?]; [?]; CT79.1022c


Photograph [Sydney Barratt]

About this object

Photograph; Mr Sydney Barratt, a Catlins pioneer, sits outside his hut near Alexandra where he was gold prospecting.

Mr Barratt owned a farm at Houipapa and at times also worked on the railway, at sawmills and tree felling.

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

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Clutha-Central Otago



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Inscription and Marks

Caption written by John Logan beneath photo.

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, customs relative to public and social life

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

mining engineering. metallurgy, mineral deposits. metallic ore deposits. prospecting

Credit Line

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

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