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Railway employees, Upper Hutt, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/2-110356-F

Railway employees, Upper Hutt, circa 1900. James Johnson is 2nd from the left. Other men unknown. Photographer unidentified. A caption for this photograph in "Upper Hutt: Reflections from the past" by Joseph Mervyn Kenneally, 1980, page 19, reads: "Gangers, or the railway 'guardians', wearing a variety of different styled hats, take a break for the camera around 1900. Two hand propelled velocipedes [jiggers, or handcarts] of the period provided transport to and from the work site..."

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to James Johnson, Upper Hutt City, Railways - Employees and Men - Employment - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Kenneally, J :Photographs of the Wellington region, mainly of Upper Hutt, Whitemans Valley, Khandallah and Karori, Reference Number PAColl-6441 (23 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures42. Upper Hutt. 1900's(PFP-023357)

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