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Leggatt, T T :[The Rutherford flax mill at Pungarehu] / T T Leggatt Feb 28th 1890

Reference Number: A-036-017

The flax mill, Lower Parihaka Road, run by James, and later by George, Rutherford, father and brother of Ernest Rutherford (1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson). Shows workmen at a swamp's edge in front of the mill buildings, to the right, with a steamer at sea behind. The soaking ponds and mills are surrounded by flax, and two poles with processed flax are in the water. The mill comprises two low wooden buildings with a separate tank in front, in which a man is standing, possibly pounding flax in water. Another man stands by a tall structure in front of the left-hand building.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to T T Leggatt, Ernest Rutherford Rutherford, George Rutherford, Eugene Grivaz, Pungarehu, Domestics, Ships - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Cats, Flax industry - New Zealand - Taranaki Region and Cookery.

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Leggatt, T T :[The Rutherford flax mill at Pungarehu] / T T Leggatt Feb 28th 1890, Reference Number A-036-017 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour ; image 224 x 317 mm on sheet 270 x 370 mm. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002748)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Signed and dated in pencil

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