Photograph [22 of 42, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 1925; MT2...
Photograph [22 of 42, McConnell Album]About this object
Photograph; 22 of 42 from our copy of the McConnell Album. This photograph was taken in 1925 and shows the Mataura River flowing over the Mataura Falls (Te Au Nui). The north end of the Mataura Freezing Works is in the background. It is titled: 'Water Falls behind Freezing Works'.
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 more 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).
1925Inscription and Marks
handwritten in white ink below the photograph: 'Mataura Falls behind Freezing Works'.Technique
Album: h 60mm x w 180mm x l 280mm, medium
Photograph: h140 mm x w 190mm, small
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society IncorporatedObject number