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Group fording a side stream of the Rakaia River, 26 December 1931

Reference Number: PA1-o-412-060-1

Group fording a side stream of the Rakaia River, photographed 26 December 1931 by John Dobree Pascoe.Original caption reads: "Drama in a nasty side-stream. Bones, Bill & Alan "fishing for" Basil Honour who was well and truly "over" with his pack holding him down in the roaring flood."Additional captions read: "Look like an eel-spearing expedition but was nearly more serious" and "this was only a side-stream, the main stream had yet to come".

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Basil W Honour, Rakaia River and Mountaineering accidents.

Part of:
Photographs of trampers during and after crossing the flooded Rakaia River, Reference Number PA1-o-412-060 (1 digitised items)
Pascoe album 7, Reference Number PA1-o-412 (14 digitised items)
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 123 x 204 mm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - top centre: Snares & delusions that beset the Rakaia pilgrim; fording the "great grey-green greasy Limpopo", a boulder-rumbling torrent.

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