Photograph [1978 Flood, Aerial View of North Mataura]; Henderson, Keith Raymond;...
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.
1973Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on reverse of original album paper:
'Aerial view of Mataura taken from Waddle Rd, 1978 Flood'
h 160 mm x w 210 mm
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
organic, processed materials, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object number