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Employees of J J Bourke and flax fibre, Miramar, Wellington, Mar 1909

Reference Number: 1/1-024900-G

Employees of J J Bourke and flax fibres, at Miramar, Wellington, circa 30 March, 1909. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith.Note on back of file print reads "The Evening Post 30 March 1909 reports that: 'Mr J J Burke (sic) is making good progress with his hemp drying at Miramar. The hemp which is undergoing reconditioning is that salvaged from the harbour Board fire. About 40 men have been at work on it, the hemp being dried on wire fences.' (J J Burke should read J J Bourke, who had a well known wool scouring plant at Kilbirnie)"

Key terms:
1 image, related to J J Bourke & Co Ltd, Miramar, Flax industry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Rest periods, Men - Employment - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dinners and dining.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41 Wellington. Miramar. 1909(PFP-024222)

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