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Cobb and Co's coach crossing the Waimakariri River during a flood, 1875

Reference Number: MNZ-0643-1/4-F

Cobb and Co's coach crossing the Waimakariri River in flood. Engraving made from a drawing by Thomas Samuel Cousins for "The Illustrated New Zealand Herald" of 1875

Key terms:
1 image, related to Cobb and Company (Firm), Waimakariri River, Rivers - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Carriages and carts - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Horses - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Floods - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Carriages and carts.

Part of:
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: From the caption in Making New Zealand: "The ferry man with a lifebelt is showing the way, as the fords shift in every flood...the river at the spot referred to consists of a number of steams, which in bad weather are sometimes quite impassable"

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures69. Malvern Co. Waimakariri River. ca 1875(PFP-019560)

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