Album, photograph [Owaka Automatic Telephone Exchange]; [?]; 28.06.1983; CT4581
Album, photograph [Owaka Automatic Telephone Exchange]About this object
Photograph album; an album of photographs compiled to commemorate the cutover of the Owaka automatic telephone exchange, 1983. The album consists of pieces of white card, secured together with blue ribbon.
The photographs included were taken at a ceremony to mark Owaka's switch from a manual to automatic telephone exchange. People included in the photographs are identified as: Mr B Smith, Chairman of the Town Board; Mr G T McPherson, Engineer-in-Chief, Post Office Headquarters; Mr B W Finn, District Engineer; Mr R M Gray, Member of Parliament for Clutha; Mrs D K Hollows, Postmistress and local school children Rhiane Smith and Merrin Kopua.
Photograph AlbumDate Made
28.06.1983Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
processed material, paper, cardboard
processed material, textile
Printed on front cover: 'THE CUTOVER OF THE / OWAKA / AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE EXCHANGE / 28 JUNE 1983'Measurements
h 174mm x w 247mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type