Photograph, Lignite Pit on Robin Hood Road; Ross & Sons Photo; 1880-1890; WY.199...

Name/Title

Photograph, Lignite Pit on Robin Hood Road

About this object

This is a black & white photograph of the lignite pit on Robin Hood Road. It shows a couple (possibly Mr & Mrs W Cooser ?) riding on a horse drawn gig about to leave the mine and two of the workers are on a platform high above the ground where possibly they loaded the lignite.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura Island

Maker

Ross & Sons Photo

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1880-1890

Period

1880s

Medium and Materials

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

Inscription and Marks

Lower left on photo:'Ross & Sons'
'PHOTO.'
Reverse upper left in pencil:'WY 91 96'
Lower right in ink:'DONATED BY ARTHUR & MARGARET TROTTER'
'"ROSLIN"'
'wOODLANDS 1991'
Beneath that in pencil:' Lignite Pit on 'Robin Hood''
'Mr & Mrs W Cooser' ?
'in the gig'
Lower right hand corner in pencil:'WY.1991.96'

Measurements

h 395 mm x w 490 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Subject and Association Keywords

Natural Resources and Mining

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals (fauna)

Object Type

photographs

Object number

WY.1991.96

Copyright Licence  

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

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