Photograph [1978 Flood, Aerial View of North Mataura]; Henderson, Keith Raymond;...

Name/Title

Photograph [1978 Flood, Aerial View of North Mataura]

About this object

This is one of a series of 40 black and white photographs taken by Keith Henderson which show the impact of the October 1978 flood of the Mataura River on the town of Mataura. Keith was Mayor of Mataura from 1970 to 1983 and was a keen amateur photographer.

This photograph shows the extent of the flooding at the northern end of Mataura looking back to the Paper Mill and Freezing Works.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Henderson, Keith Raymond

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1973

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse of original album paper:
'Aerial view of Mataura taken from Waddle Rd, 1978 Flood'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 160 mm x w 210 mm
small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura river/floods

Medium and Materials

organic, processed materials, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2017.18.6

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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