Photograph [Road making, Houipapa]; [?]; c1885; CT79.1020d

Name/Title

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.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Houipapa

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c1885

Inscription and Marks

Transcription of text
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.

Format

Photograph

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

highway engineering. roads and pavements

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object number

CT79.1020d

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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