Book, KAWARAU GOLD (2 copies); R.S.M. Sinclair; 1962; CR2019.114

Name/Title

Book, KAWARAU GOLD (2 copies)

Maker

R.S.M. Sinclair

Maker Role

Author

About this object

A hard covered book of 160 pages being the story of dredging for gold on the Kawarau River, Otago and in particular the chronicle of the courage and enterprise of the founders and proprietors of the famous "Electric Gold Dredging Company".
The contents are:
Chapter I, Prelude to the Tale
Chapter II, In the Beginning
Chapter III, First Steps
Chapter IV, The Kawarau Gamble
Chapter V, The Early Trials
Chapter VI, Fortune Smiles
Chapter VII, The Partnership Prospers
Chapter VIII, Enter the Lady Ranfurly
Chapter IX, Exit the Partnership
Chapter X, The Public Companies
Chapter XI, Decline and Fall
Chapter XII, Aftermath
Chapter XIII, The Waikaka Enterprise
Chapter XIV, The Gold Streams

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard

Measurements

H 220mm x L 220mm x W 150mm

Date Made

1962

Place Made

New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin

Publisher

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd

Publication Date

1962

Publication Place

New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Mining

Subject and Association Keywords

Goldmining

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2019.114

Spine Label

R.S.M. SINCLAIR, KAWARAU GOLD

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