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Ferry/punt on the Karamea River, Buller, West Coast - Photograph taken by Mrs Jessie Hawes, [ca 1920]

Reference Number: 1/2-006435-G

Ferry/punt carrying a coach from the north bank over the Karamea River, Buller, West Coast, circa 1920. Photograph taken by Mrs Jessie Hawes (for Cullum & Co?).

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mrs Jessie Hawes, Cullum and Company, Karamea River, Ferries - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Pontoons.

Part of:
Radcliffe, Frederick George, 1863-1923 : New Zealand post card negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4950 (280 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: The Karamea Ferry, which existed from circa 1914 till circa 1927, consisted of a punt, with a small cabin, capable of carrying four horses and carts, or (later) four cars. It was propelled across the river by a hauling wire rope.

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 Pictures59. Buller Co. Karamea. ca 1920(PFP-033555)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Karamea Punt Cullum & Co

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