Scrapbook, Thomas Hyde

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The Thomas Hyde scrapbook covers a variety of subjects including:

The Waikopiro Block; animal husbandry; letters to the editor from T Hyde; Victoria Small-Farm Association; lantern slide or oxy-ether limelight shows; lighting of the streets of Woodville; early cycling in New Zealand, with a photograph of Mr G Hyde on his cycle; Thomas Hyde's travels around New Zealand and the world; Mr & Mrs Hyde's farewell presentation from Woodville residents; Hawke's Bay Land Board; Mr T Hyde and his auto-buggy; obituary of Mr Tuely; Woodville past and present; disharmonies in our local bodies; photographs; obituary of Mr James Dickins; Waikaremoana; the development of thought and language; the Science Congress; new railway embankment between Taradale road and Westshore; obituary for Mrs Emily Hyde (Thomas's wife) and Mr William Beagley; interesting relics of early Napier, the telephones.

Pasted into the scrapbook are three photographs. Written below the photographs is: Swing Bridge, Manawatu River, Waikopiro Block; Settlers House Waikopiro I Block; Bridge same as above [Swing bridge] Mr Humphries (?) with his Camera on it

A group portrait photograph taken at Fischer's Studio, Napier features members of the Hawke's Bay Land Board, [Thomas Hyde, front at right]. Pasted below this is a photograph of a man seated at his desk that is attributed to T Hyde.

Members of the Hawke's Bay Land Board are noted in articles as being: Mr R T Sadd, Mr T Hyde, Mr R B Ross, Mr G Wright, Mr A J Cameron and Mr J Thomas.
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Embossed green linen cover; newspaper; glue.
Height x Width: 300 x 235mm
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993.13 Hyd, 6593, 33214


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