Digitised Image

Elderly gold miner outside his hut at Kirwans, West Coast Region

Reference Number: 1/2-018656-F

A portrait of an elderly, bearded gold miner sitting in the doorway of a weatherboard hut, pipe in hand. He wears a hat, a waistcoat over his shirt, and trousers which are tied in below the knee. Taken in Kirwans, a gold town at the top of Mount Kirwan.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Kirwans, Older men, Gold miners - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Men's clothing.

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Elderly gold miner outside his hut at Kirwans, West Coast Region, Reference Number 1/2-018656-F (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Some of the cottages in Kirwans were still standing in the 1940s-1950s, when the Department of Mines demolished the remaining houses.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service622. Gold mining. Miners(PFP-001778)

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