Photograph [1 of 42, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 1925; MT20...


Photograph [1 of 42, McConnell Album]

About this object

Photograph; 1 of 42 from the McConnell Album. This photograph was taken in 1925 and shows the north end of Mataura Paper Mill. The Mill's water race is in the foreground with the pulp stack behind it.

The title is 'View from River, Pulp Stack and Water Race'.

The Album was commissioned by Charles McConnell, the then mayor of the Mataura Borough Council. The Gore Historical Museum also has a copy of this album; that album has 5 extra prints and they are generally in better condition. We have accessioned digital scans of the Gore Museum's Album in our collection as MT2012.72.1 to MT2012.72.47 (inclusive).

The photographs in our copy of this album are accessioned as MT2015.15.1 to MT2015.15.42 (inclusive).

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura


Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore)

Maker Role



photograph, black and white

Date Made


Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in white ink below photograph: 'View from River Pulp Stack and Water Race'.




Album: h 60mm x w 180mm x l 280mm, medium
Photograph: h140 mm x w 190mm, 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 album

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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