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Mail coach crossing the Otira River in flood, Otira Gorge, West Coast, [188-?]

Reference Number: 1/4-019606-F

Mail coach crossing the Otira River in flood, Otira Gorge, West Coast. Shows the stony banks of the river and a carriage pulled by six horses. Photograph taken circa 1880s, by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Otira Gorge, Otira River, Rivers - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Horse-drawn vehicles, Postal service - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Floods - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Carriages and carts - New Zealand - West Coast Region.

Part of:
Post and telegraph collection :Mainly mail coach photographs ca. 1880's., Reference Number PAColl-5155 (32 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures6. Westland Co. Otira Gorge(PFP-031965)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Crossing the Otira in flood

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