Photograph [1978 Flood, Pulp Yard, Mataura Paper Mill]; Henderson, Keith Raymond...
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.
1973Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on reverse of original album paper:
'Paper Mill Pulp yard Mataura taken from Freezing Works. 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