Photograph [Road making, Houipapa]; [?]; c1885; CT79.1020d
Photograph [Road making, Houipapa]About this object
Photograph; a black and white photograph of six road makers, Houipapa c1885. The six men have stopped work for a meal. They have been identified as: Jack Gilroy (standing), Sam Gridgeman, Joe Meek, Frank Dewar, Jack White, Bob Allan.
The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.
c1885Inscription and Marks
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on front: Working on the Houipapa road about the middle 80. Gift of Mr Fred Meek. / Standing Jack Gilroy / Seated Sam Gridgeman. Joe Meek, Frank Dewer, Jack White, Bob Allan.
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"