Photograph [Mataura coal/lignite pit]; unknown photographer; 1905; MT2014.1.1

Name/Title

Photograph [Mataura coal/lignite pit]

About this object

A black and white photograph of nine workmen at an open face coal/lignite pit in Mataura c.1905.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1905

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in green ink on reverse: 'Coal pit Mataura about 1905.'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 107mm x w 152mm

Period

1900s

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

industry

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura/coal/lignite/mining

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2014.1.1

Copyright Licence  

Public Domain Public Domain

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