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Man operating gold-saving tables at Nine Mile beach, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/2-055919-F

Man operating gold-saving tables at Nine Mile beach, circa 1900. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Nine Mile Beach, Gold mines and mining - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Sluices.

Part of:
Cleveland, Les :Photographs of Charleston for identification, Reference Number PAColl-6140 (10 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Gold bearing sand shovelled into hopper at the top. Water washes sand over the tables where the fine grains of gold in the sand would be caught in matting or copper coated with mercury.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures622. Gold mining. Sluicing(PFP-018624)

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