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Shetlanders beachcombing blacksand for gold at Nine Mile Beach, West Coast, [187-?]

Reference Number: PAColl-6181-35

Shetlanders beachcombing blacksand for gold at Nine Mile Beach, north of Charleston, West Coast, taken circa 1870s by an unidentified photographer. From left: Magnus Johnson, John Madden, James Mouat, J R Mouat, Gilbert Harper, James Harper.

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

Part of:
Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 9, Reference Number PAColl-6181 (44 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photographic ephemera item

Historical Notes: The portable tables pictures would have had plus matting, or copper plates coated with mercury, to catch gold from auriferous blacksand washed over them.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures59. Buller Co. Charleston(PFP-019263)

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