Photograph, 5 of 16, Mataura Paper Mill Album [No. 4 Machine, Wet End]; unknown ...

Name/Title

Photograph, 5 of 16, Mataura Paper Mill Album [No. 4 Machine, Wet End]

About this object

Photograph; 5 of 16 from an album of black and white photographs taken in the 1920s and 1930s showing various aspects of the Mataura Paper Mill. This photograph was taken in 1924 or 1925 and shows the Wet End of the Mill's number 4 machine. The label reads:
'View of the No. 4 machine, wet end, showing suction and back-water pumps, wire table and deckle straps, press couch rolls etc. Driven by a Bellis Twin Cylinder steam engine about 250 HP. Rope drive to the counter-shaft, flat belts thereafter'.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1924-1925

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 150mm x w 200mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2012.137.5

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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