Photograph, Saw Millers at work in the Bush; Clayton, Fred; 1890-1900; WY.0000.3...

Name/Title

Photograph, Saw Millers at work in the Bush

About this object

This is a photograph of four saw millers, and their dog, in a bush setting posing with a felled log and a crosshatch saw. The photograph is possibly taken in the Seaward Downs area where there was a saw mill operating in the late 19th century.

Who is in the Photograph?

Left to right: D. Swain W. Dawson D. Swain W. Sutherland

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland

Maker

Clayton, Fred

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1890-1900

Inscription and Marks

Lower right of photograph in ink on yellow sticker: '46'
Lower left on card photographer's stamp in blue ink: 'Fred. Clayton'
'Photo'
Lower right on card photographer's stamp in blue ink: 'INVERCARGILL'
Lower on mount:
'D. Swain. W. Dawson. D Swain W Sutherland'
Reverse on card upper left in ink:
'C'
'J 4'
Yellow sticker in ink: '28'
Centre of card in pencil: 'W Sutherland'
Lower right in pencil: 'WY.0000.317'

Measurements

h 252 mm x w 302 mm

Period

1890s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card

Object number

WY.0000.317

Rights

Public Domain Public Domain

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