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Two gum diggers, including Josiah Hart Saies, working outside a hut, ca 1910

Reference Number: 1/1-006277-G

Two gum diggers, working outside a hut. The man on the right, sewing up sacking, is Josiah Hart Saies. The chimney of the hut is made out of sods of earth and its roof is covered with sacks. Billys and bottles of beer are on the left. A pile of gum is in the foreground. Taken by the Northwood Brothers circa 1910.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Josiah Hart Saies, Chimneys, Blue collar workers, Beer bottles, Kitchen utensils, Kauri gum industry - New Zealand - Northland Region, Gum diggers, Dwellings, Huts and Men's clothing.

Part of:
Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland, Reference Number PA-Group-00027 (873 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Northwood Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library"

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service634. Gum Industry.(PFP-001083)

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