Photograph [1978 Flood, Pulp Yard, Mataura Paper Mill]; Henderson, Keith Raymond...

Name/Title

Photograph [1978 Flood, Pulp Yard, Mataura Paper Mill]

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.

The photograph shows the pulp yard at the Mataura Paper Mill. The photograph was taken from the Freezing Works side of the river.

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:
'Paper Mill Pulp yard Mataura taken from Freezing Works. 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

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Medium and Materials

organic, processed materials, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2017.18.30

Rights

All rights reserved

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