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Reclamation of Mussel Bay, between Port Chalmers and Sawyers Bay, 17th September 1873., 17th September 1873

Reference Number: 1/2-003213-G

Reclamation at Mussel Bay, between Port Chalmers and Sawyers Bay, 17 September 1873. Photographed by an unidentified photographer. This image is a closeup of the scene in neg. 1/2-003212. The mayor, Hugh McDermid, wheels the first barrow to begin reclamation at Mussel Bay for the proposed railway workshops. Dunedin opposition, however, won the workshops for Hillside, and the site became the 'old' recreation ground. See "Port Chalmers and its people" by Ian Church.

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1 image, related to Hugh McDermid, Port Chalmers, Mussel Bay, Harbours - New Zealand - Otago Region and Reclamation of land - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
De Maus, David Alexander, 1847-1925 :Shipping negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00198 (301 digitised items)

Extent: Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "De Maus Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures81. Waikouaiti Co. Mussel Bay. 1873(PFP-022822)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Old Port Chalmers. No 24.

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