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Men shearing in the woolshed on the Mendip Hills sheep farm., 1917

Reference Number: APG-0471-1/2-G

A shearer in a wool shed shearing a sheep, using electric shears. There are two more shearers partially obscured in the background, with piles of shorn wool on the floor alongside the men. Photograph taken at the Mendip Hills sheep farm (owned by Andrew William Rutherford) by Albert Percy Godber in 1917.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Andrew William Rutherford, Mendip Hills (Homestead), Mendip Hills, Farm buildings - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Sheep runs - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Shearing sheds - New Zealand - Canterbury Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75. Vertical imageSingle negative

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 "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures72. Cheviot Co. Mendip Hills(PFP-024032)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Shearing.

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