Photograph [3 of 42, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 1925; MT20...

Name/Title

Photograph [3 of 42, McConnell Album]

About this object

Photograph; 3 of 42 from our copy of the McConnell Album. This photograph was taken in 1925 and shows the Beater Room in the Preparation Department of the Mataura Paper Mill. The title is 'Preparation Department showing Beater Room'.

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

Maker

Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1925

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in white ink below photograph: 'Preparation Department showing Beater Room'.

Technique

printed

Measurements

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

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph album

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object number

MT2015.15.3

Rights

All rights reserved

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