Postcard [Mataura Paper Mills and Freezing Works]; Radcliffe, Frederick George; ...

Name/Title

Postcard [Mataura Paper Mills and Freezing Works]

About this object

Postcard; a black and white postcard depicting the Mataura Paper Mills and Freezing Works from above the Mataura Falls. A water race runs alongside the Mataura River, leading to the Freezing Works.

On the reverse is a short letter to Master B. Luke from his parents.

Post stamped 'Mataura N.Z' 19.JE.10 (19 June 1910), over a green New Zealand half-penny stamp depicting King Edward VII.

Place Made

[?]

Maker

Radcliffe, Frederick George

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1905-1910

Inscription and Marks

Printed on front: 'Mataura N.Z. Showing Paper Mills and Freezing Works, 1279. F.G.R '

Printed text on reverse: 'Dominion of New Zealand / Post Card ' This space may be used for communications ' The address only to be written here. / Real photograph / Industrial series' postmarked 'Mataura N.Z. 18.JE.10.1'.

The handwritten postcard is addressed to:'Master B. Luke c/o Mrs Wyatt, Victoria Street, Timaru. 'Dear (name unclear), Just received your letter and was glad to hear from you. I am glad you like the place. The weather is very wet down here. Have you had a P. C. from All yet. Its mum at present. From xxxxx / Dad & Mum'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 90mm x w 137mm

small

Format

postcard

Object Type

postcard

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura river

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2011.185.23

Rights

All rights reserved

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