Photograph [2 of 42, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 1925; MT20...


Photograph [2 of 42, McConnell Album]

About this object

Photograph; 2 of 42 from our copy of the McConnell Album. This photograph was taken in 1925 and shows the Mataura Paper Mill's Power House and electricity generator. The title is 'Power House and Generator'.

The Album was commissioned by Charles McConnell, the then mayor of the Mataura Borough Council. The Gore Historical Museum also has a copy of this album; that album has 5 extra prints and they are generally in better condition. We have accessioned digital scans of the Gore Museum's Album in our collection as MT2012.72.1 to MT2012.72.47 (inclusive).

The photographs in our copy of this album are accessioned as MT2015.15.1 to MT2015.15.42 (inclusive).

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura


Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore)

Maker Role


Date Made


Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in white ink below photograph: 'Power House and Generator'.




Album: h 60mm x w 180mm x l 280mm, medium
Photograph: h140 mm x w 190mm, small


photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph album

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object number



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