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Scene at Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt, with weathered tree stump and Willcox's flour mill, [ca 1885]

Reference Number: 1/1-025978-G

Stereographic scene at Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt, showing a weathered tree stump, Willcox's flour mill, and hills behind. The man seated in the tree stump is unidentified. Photograph taken circa 1885 by William Williams.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Stereographs, related to Mr Willcox, Waiwhetu and Flour mills - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983 :Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera, Reference Number PA-Group-00076 (409 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Willcox built a four storey mill in 1842, at the junction of the Waiwhetu Stream and White's Line, which operated until about 1885. (Information from Lower Hutt, past and present : a centennial and jubilee publication / Lower Hutt [N.Z.] : Lower Hutt Borough Council, 1941, pages 59-60)

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

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures42. Lower Hutt. Waiwhetu. Businesses. Willcox. 1880s(PFP-031329)

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