Photograph, framed [Mataura Paper Mill, Mataura River, Mataura Falls, 1925]; Cla...

Name/Title

Photograph, framed [Mataura Paper Mill, Mataura River, Mataura Falls, 1925]

About this object

Four framed black and white photographs which present a panoramic view of the Mataura Paper Mill, taken from the opposite bank of the Mataura River (seen across foreground, with the Mataura Falls to the right). The photograph shows the weir across the Mataura River above the Falls and the water race running into the Mataura Paper Mill.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Clayton, Charles (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1925

Inscription and Marks

Photograph:
handwritten in paint, in both left and right-hand bottom corners - 'CLAYTON / GORE / -1925-', with photographers embossed logo in right-hand corner in each photo.
Frame:
light area along bottom panel of frame 'NZ PAPER MILL MATAURA'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 405mm x w 1663mm x d 45mm
large

Subject and Association Description

MT2011.185.428 is a significant image in our Collection because it provides a large, strong and sweeping view of the Mataura Paper Mill in 1924 and how the Paper Mill captured the water from the Mataura River for its operation.

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

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura falls (Te Au Nui)

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper
organic,vegetal, wood

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2011.185.428

Copyright Licence  

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