Maharahara Copper mine

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The image from the glass plate negative shows the shaft of a mine in front of which are standing two men. There is a railway line going into the mine. Leaning on the rail of a trolley is a boy and behind him sits another man. Pitched on either side of the entrance to the mine are tents.
In Album 27 there is a contact print taken from the glass plate negative. Underneath the photograph is written: Maharahara Copper Mine, Maharahara is 8½ miles north westwards by road from Woodville.

Photographer, probably Russell Duncan.
Date, 1890s.
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
A glass plate negative. There is a black & white photograph in album No 27.
glass plate negative: Height x Width: 120 x 164mm
Subject period
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5396 a
Other number(s)
5396 a, 92951

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