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Mail coaches crossing Maungatoetoe Stream, on the Waiouru-Tokaanu road, ca 1880s

Reference Number: 1/4-019571-F

Original caption reads: "Coaches crossing Maungatoetoe Stream, on the Waiouru-Tokaanu road". Shows two horse drawn mail coaches carrying passengers and luggage, alongside a stream which passes by tussock covered hills. The coach in the foreground flies a Union Jack. Two passengers in the front seat are blowing horns. Photograph taken by an unidentified photographer circa 1880s.Note: No listing for a Maungatoetoe Stream in the Reed New Zealand Atlas, or in the Reed's or Andersen's indexes. Possibly Mangatoetoenui Stream?

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mangatoetoenui Stream, Rivers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Postal service - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Horse-drawn vehicles, Carriages and carts - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Transportation - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Post and telegraph collection :Mainly mail coach photographs ca. 1880's., Reference Number PAColl-5155 (32 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures388. Coaches(PFP-026938)

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