Photograph [Mataura Paper Mill employees]; unknown photographer; 1920-1940; MT20...


Photograph [Mataura Paper Mill employees]

About this object

A black and white photograph taken of a group of Mataura Paper Mill employees arranged on, and in front of stacks of paper products. It is mounted on a dark brown cardboard frame and names indicating identified people written on frame. It appears that the left edge of the frame has been torn off, but the photograph appears to show all the workers in the shot.

Names written are:
indicating top row (sitting) -
Bowers, C [?]
Williams, H.
White, J.
Cameron, G.
Martin, J.
indicating top row (standing) -
Todd, A.
Grass, C.
McEwen, J.
indicating middle row (standing) -
Graham, B.
Richardson, A.
Clearwater, E.
Anderson, H.
indicating middle row (women) -
Robertson, L.
Alderson, M.
Hewlett, M.
Spooner, E (Evelyn).
Cook, M.
Cullen, J.
Gordon, R.
indicating between middle and front row -
Birch, J.
indicating front row -
Calder, R.
Graham, P.
Clark, S.
Newalls, G.
Wright, N.
Downes, H.
Bigwood, A.
Anderson, H.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura


unknown photographer

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Date Made


Inscription and Marks

On front, written in pen around the cardboard frame are names identifying people in the photograph (see list in public notes).

On reverse, in pen: 'D22 - 8A'




h 230mm x w 230mm


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Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

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