Postcard [Mataura Paper Mill and Freezing Works] ; unknown photographer; 1911; M...
Postcard [Mataura Paper Mill and Freezing Works]About this object
Black and white postcard of the Mataura Freezing Works and Paper Mill on the banks of the Mataura River dated 1911. It would originally have come from an album of postcards marketed by Leon Robinson, a Mataura based hairdresser, tobacconist and newsagent. The Society has several intact copies of these albums.
The postcard has a letter on the back, from an unknown writer who reports on building work at both the Mataura Freezing Works and Paper Mill.
Photo-typed in SaxonyMaker
1911Inscription and Marks
Printed on reverse:'New Zealand Post Card'/ 'Photo-typed in Saxony'/'Space for communications/ L Robinson, Mataura'.The surname: 'LEITCH' and two unclear initials are stamped on the reverse. Refer to scan to read the text of the letter on the reverse of the postcard.Technique
h 90mm x w 140mmFormat
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society IncorporatedObject number