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"Ranganui - see why the first trip failed", 1931

Reference Number: PA1-o-116-38

"Ranganui - see why the first trip failed." There appear to be two dates associated with this group of photographs; 1931 when the first trip failed; 1932 when they shot the pig with red hair.Photographed by an unknown photographer in 1931 and 1932.Top left photograph (PA1-o-116-38-1). Group of Boy Scouts standing beside a motor car in a street. On the bottom of the print is written "Ranganui 1931 - the first trip failed"Top right photograph (PA1-o-116-38-2). View across to a hillside covered with native forest where fog is beginning to gather. On album page to right of print is written "Ranganui 29/10/32. We shot a pig with red hair and the fairy folk sent down a fog which prevented us reaching the top of the mountain." On album page below print is written "Fog," and "Ranganui fogs."Bottom left photograph (PA1-o-116-38-3). Boy with a gun sitting on the carcass of a wild pig. On bottom of print is written "Red haired pig." On album page below print is written "The Kill."Bottom centre photograph (PA1-o-116-38-4). Man saddling up a horse. On album page below print is written "Transport."Bottom right photograph (PA1-o-116-38-5). View across a landscape of dead standing tree stumps beyond which fog can be seen partly obscuring bush covered hills. On album page above print is written "Ranganui fogs."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ranganui, Mount, Otorohanga District, Scouting (Youth activity), Boys - Societies and clubs, Horses - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Cities and towns - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Boy Scouts - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Boys - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Craddock album 6, Reference Number PA1-o-116 (11 digitised items)
Craddock, Gerald Rainsford :Assorted photographs including New Zealand locations and Kashmir, India, Reference Number PAColl-2137 (11 digitised items)

Extent: 5 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin prints. Photographs

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