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Teacher and pupils in a boat on the Mokau River, 1928

Reference Number: PAColl-0001-2-1-054

A group of Mangatoi School children are standing on the river bank watching a teacher and other school children in a boat on the Mokau River. Photographed in 1928 by Robert E Wells.

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Mangatoi School, Mokau River, Rivers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Teachers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Waikato Region and School children - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Photographs of the Mokau River district, Reference Number PAColl-0001-2-1 (44 digitised items)
Photographs of the Mokau and other rural North Island districts, Reference Number PAColl-0001-2 (60 digitised items)
Wells, Robert E, 1905-2006 :Photographic negatives, prints and transparencies of the Mokau and other rural North Island districts, and scenic views of New Zealand, Reference Number PAColl-0001 (532 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Gelatin silver print 15.7 x 11.1 cm. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: Mokau River. The last trip. Mangatoi School 1928.; Verso - centre: A view of the upper reaches of the Mokau River, Taranaki, showing some of the school children watching their teacher about to ferry home, for the last time, two other pupils who have to be conveyed to & from school daily, by boat. At this point there can be a rise and fall of the tide of 12 feet - or more!; Verso - bottom right: Robt. E. Wells, Box 114 P.O., Hawera. Address (at present).

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