Photograph, Saleyards Corner Wyndham with Mataura River in Flood April 1968; Unk...

Name/Title

Photograph, Saleyards Corner Wyndham with Mataura River in Flood April 1968

About this object

This is a photograph of Wyndham with flood water. The photograph was taken from the saleyards corner during the April 1968 Wyndham Flood. Daryl McLellan's home is on the near corner and the saleyards are in the lower right. Cars line the street along the side of the road to Mimihau and Mokoreta ready to leave by the last available exit from town.

This photograph is printed in the book 'Wyndham' by Agnes Thwaites. A description of floods in the area is also recorded there.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Wyndham

Maker

Unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1968

Inscription and Marks

Reverse in ink 'WY.AA 10' Yellow sticker 126
Handwritten in centre: 'M McKay'
Kodak Royal Paper photographers stamp across reverse.
Lower right in pencil: 'WY.000019.56'
'1408'

Measurements

h 126 mm x w 151 mm

Period

1960s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

Disasters (including floods and fires)

Subject and Association Keywords

Buildings and Structures

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paper

Object number

WY.0000.1408

Rights

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