Photograph [Mataura Paper Mill and Mataura River]; unknown photographer; 1923; M...

Name/Title

Photograph [Mataura Paper Mill and Mataura River]

About this object

A black and white photograph of the Mataura Paper Mill and the Mataura River taken from the opposite bank. Centred in the picture is the new boiler house and brick chimney. Stacks of paper pulp are piled up on its left running alongside a man-made stone stop-bank beside the river. Also seen are the No. 2 and 4 Mills, and on the far right is the Hydro Power Station. The bottom of the photograph shows part of the man-made water race feeding the Mataura Freezing Works.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1923

Inscription and Marks

On reverse in pen on sticker: 'YEAR / 1923'

On reverse typed on sticker: 'NZ Paper Mills Ltd. Mataura. / View of the pulp stack, new boilerhouse and / chimney, and No 4 & 2 Mills and at far right / the Hydro Power Station. About 1924'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 185mm x w 240mm

small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

industry

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

MT2011.185.47

Copyright Licence  

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