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Fish curing establishment, with cottages and group, Carey's Bay, Port Chalmers, 1880s

Reference Number: 1/1-002573-G

Fish curing establishment at Carey's Bay, Port Chalmers, circa 1880s, with cottages, row boats, children, and a woman holding a baby. Captain George Edmonds is on the far left. Photograph taken by David Alexander De Maus.

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1 image, related to I'm home!"; display curated by the staff of Turnbull Library Pictures and associated staff "Darling, Captain George Edmonds, Carey's Bay, Port Chalmers, Dinghies, Fishing boats - New Zealand - Otago Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Otago Region and Fishing - New Zealand - Otago Region.

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De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: There were a number of fish curing plants established in the Port Chalmers area in the late nineteenth century. They supplied other New Zealand towns, as well as the Australian market, with smoked fish such as ling, moki, blue and red cod.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "De Maus Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures81. Waikouaiti Co. Port Chalmers. ca 1880s(PFP-017020)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Fish Curing Establishment. 78

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