Photograph [Horse-Drawn Coal Wagons]; Blackley, Geo; 1897-1910; MT2011.185.74

Name/Title

Photograph [Horse-Drawn Coal Wagons]

About this object

A black and white photograph depicting Charlie Sleeman and George Barkly taking a row of horse-drawn coal-laden wagons across the Waimumu Stream rail bridge, just south of Mataura.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Blackley, George

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1897-1910

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on front of mounting, near bottom left-hand corner: 'GEO BLACKLEY PHOTO'

On reverse of mounting,
in blue pencil: 'Uncle Charlie & George Barkley / taking coal over the Waimumu'
in blue pen: 'L Rowe / Charlie Sleeman & George Barkly / taking coal over Waimumu bridge / Donated to School / 1965 Jubilee'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 255mm x w 305mm

Subject and Association Keywords

industry

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura/coal/lignite/mining

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.74

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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