Photograph [27 of 42, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 1925; MT2...

Name/Title

Photograph [27 of 42, McConnell Album]

About this object

Photograph; 27 of 42 from our copy of the McConnell Album. This photograph taken in 1925 shows the Mataura Falls (Te Au Nui) with the Mataura Freezing Works to the left. It is titled 'Falls from Below Paper Mill'.

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 photo: 'Falls from Below Paper Mills'.

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

mataura river

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura falls (Te Au Nui)

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works

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

MT2015.15.27

Copyright Licence  

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