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Railway wagons being loaded with phosphate deposits, Makatea Island, French Polynesia, 1926

Reference Number: PA1-o-322-08

Scene at Makatea Island, French Polynesia, in 1926, showing Chinese workers loading railway wagons with wheelbarrow loads of phosphate deposits. Photographer unidentified.

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Part of:
Makatea album 3, Reference Number PA1-o-322 (2 digitised items)
Creator unknown : Albums of photographs, chiefly relating to phosphate mining at Makatea Island, French Polynesia, Reference Number PAColl-8722 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 6.6 x 10.6 cm, mounted on album page 21.7 x 26.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Makatea Island. 1926(PFP-031330)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Chinese coolies loading phosphate trucks (1926)

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