Photograph [Suspension Bridge, Mataura]; unknown photographer; 1890-1900; MT2011...

Name/Title

Photograph [Suspension Bridge, Mataura]

About this object

A black and white photograph taken c.1890 with Mataura Suspension Bridge in the foreground. Humphries Mataura Bridge Hotel is in the background. 11 children are standing on the bridge. A horse and buggy are outside the Hotel.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1890-1900

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

handwritten on reverse in black felt pen: 'Mataura Humphries Bridge hotel/about 1890/Taken from the west side of the River'.

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 220mm x w 305mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura bridge

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.145

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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