Framed Photograph, Seaward Downs Dairy Factory; Blaikie, W.N; 1930-1940; WY.1990...

Name/Title

Framed Photograph, Seaward Downs Dairy Factory

About this object

This is a framed and glazed photograph of the Seaward Downs Dairy Factory with the staff posing out the front. The factory was built by Mr A. P. Schmidt in 1897, and Peter Cunningham was the first manager. Milk first arrived at the plant on the December 6, 1897 from the Campbell family across the road. Almost every farm in Seaward Downs supplied milk to the factory. On the 19th October 1940 the factory and plant was totally destroyed by fire, however, a new factory was built and in production by October 21, 1941.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Seaward Downs

Maker

Blaikie, W.N

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1930-1940

Period

1930s

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, photographic paper, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
organic, processed material, vegetal, wood
organic, processed material, glass
organic, processed material, vegetal, sisal
inorganic processed material, metal, steel

Inscription and Marks

In pencil on reverse side of frame: 'WY 90 12' and on paper backing: 'WY.1990.12'

Measurements

h 313 mm x w 845 mm x d 20 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Subject and Association Keywords

Buildings and Structures

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Object Type

photographs

Object number

WY.1990.12

Copyright Licence  

Public Domain - No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions

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