Photograph [Bridge Hotel, Mataura]; unknown photographer; 1940s; MT2011.185.95

Name/Title

Photograph [Bridge Hotel, Mataura]

About this object

A black and white photograph of the Bridge Hotel in Mataura.

This site had several hotels on it from 1868 (when Mataura's first swing bridge opened) until 1958 when it was demolished to make room for the Mataura freezing works hostel. A full history of the various owners and some of the characters who stayed there is set out on pages 215-218 of the book 'Mataura, City of the Falls'.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1940s

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 65mm x w 111mm

small

Subject and Association Keywords

business/commerce

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura bridge

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.95

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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