Digitised Image

The diamond saw [construction site, Parliament Buildings], ca 1920

Reference Number: PA1-q-144-037

The diamond circular saw used for cutting marble for use in the construction of Parliament Buildings, photographed ca 1920 by an unknown photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Kairuru Quarry, Anderson Grice Co. Ltd, Kairuru, Quarries and quarrying - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region, Marble industry and trade and Stone-cutting tools - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region.

Part of:
Lithgow album, Reference Number PA1-q-144 (45 digitised items)
Lithgow, Robert William, fl 1980s :Photographs of buildings constructed by the Hansford & Mills Construction Co., and of the Kairuru marble quarry, Reference Number PAColl-6432 (45 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 144 x 193 mm nounted on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The cast iron frame supporting the mechanism of the saw has the makers name cast on it:-- "The Anderson Grice Co Ltd, Engineers, Carnoustie, Scotland."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - above image: The diamond saw

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