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Bush shanty bunkhouse, Glenesk [i.e. Glen Esk]., Between 1915 and 1916

Reference Number: APG-0352-1/2-G

Inside a bunkhouse at a timber camp in Glen Esk, Piha district. Men are gathered around a table set for dining, including Hans Peter Knutzen who is seated on the right. Taken by Albert Percy Godber between 1915 and 1916 when he spent time extensively photographing the Piha milling operations. Identification of Knutzen and further information see "Piha : a history in images" by Sandra Coney (p 58).

Key terms:
1 image, related to Hans Peter Knutzen, Piha, Glen Esk, Forests and forestry, Table setting and decoration, Bunk beds and Timber camps - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

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 photographic print(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: The shanty is dirt-floored, and is typical of those found wherever kauri bush was being cut. See above re book by Sandra Coney.

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 Pictorial Reference Service364. Timber industry. Camps(PFP-001988)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Bunkhouse, Glenesk

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