Photograph [Mataura Paper Mill]; unknown photographer; 1890-1900; MT2011.185.48
Photograph [Mataura Paper Mill]About this object
A black and white photograph depicting several buildings of the Mataura Paper Mill, with a group of employees (and possibly family members) posing outside. A horse and dray is included in the pose. The shot was taken from a hill opposite the Mill adjacent to Kana Street.
The layout of the buildings gives some indication of how large an industry the Mataura Paper Mill was in town.
1890-1900Inscription and Marks
On front, embossed on mounting: '[?] / INVERCARGILL'
On reverse, in pen: 'E34 - 26'
There is a crease in the bottom right-hand corner of the mounting, and both mounting and photograph are covered in brown spotting, both front and back. The bottom right-hand corner has a piece missing.
h 208mm x w 287mm
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object number