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Bales of flax fibre ready for market, [ca 1910]

Reference Number: APG-1438-1/4-G

View of bales of flax fibre (often known as New Zealand hemp, or New Zealand flax, but more correctly known as phormium tenax). The negative is a copy of an image in an unidentified publication, photographed by an unidentified photographer. Copy photographed by Albert Percy Godber circa 1910. Inscription from the publication is visible on the negative, but is not shown on the File Print.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Makerua, Men - Employment, Flax industry - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Plant fibre industry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Plant fibres - New Zealand - Wellington region and Flax.

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 3.25 x 4.25 inches. Single 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 Pictures 677. Flax industry(PFP-025378)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - Plate No. 13. Hemp baled ready for market.

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