Photograph, 1945 Snow Storm; Unknown Photographer; 1945; ZLB.2599.021

Name/Title

Photograph, 1945 Snow Storm

About this object

This photograph was taken in the Awarua Radio Station operating room in 1945 when a snow storm took out the telephone lines between Invercargill and Christchurch. With the telephones out of actions, the only way to communicate through much of the South Island was via radio.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Awarua

Maker

Unknown Photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1945

Period

1940s

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photograph: '2599.000A'.

Measurements

h 205 mm x w 185 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Disasters (including floods and fires)

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

photographs

Object number

ZLB.2599.021

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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