Photograph [early image of the Mataura Freezing Works]; unknown photographer; [?...

Name/Title

Photograph [early image of the Mataura Freezing Works]

About this object

Undated black and white photograph of the Mataura Freezing Works in its early days. The Mataura Falls (Te Au Nui) are in the background. The water discharging on the right of the photograph is from the Mataura Paper Mill.

The Mataura Freezing Works opened in April 1893.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

[?]

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse:'W R Coster (crossed out)/Muriel Coster'.

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 120mm x 165mm
small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura river

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object number

MT2011.185.7

Copyright Licence  

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