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English railway workers erecting camp at Raurimu, [ca 1906]

Reference Number: PA1-q-244-06

English railway workers erecting camp at Raurimu, circa 1906, during the construction of the main trunk line. Shows a scene in the bush, with a group of men and children, and a timber and canvas building. Photograph taken by Alfred George Tibbutt.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Railway construction workers, Labour camps - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Men - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Children - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui region.

Part of:
Tibbutt album 1, Reference Number PA1-q-244 (7 digitised items)
Tibbutt, Alfred George :Main Trunk Railway photographs, Reference Number PAColl-6027 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.3 x 20.7, on album page 24.3 x 30 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Lines. Main trunk [N I]. Raurimu spiral(PFP-025958)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Tibbutt Victoria Studios Hamilton NZ; Caption on back page of album reads: "English navvies erecting camp at Raurimu"

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