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Two men and children in a boat on the Mokau River, 1928

Reference Number: PAColl-0001-2-1-062

Photo of the school inspector, launch owner and eight children in a launch moored at the Mangatoi School jetty on the Mokau River. The school boat is also tied up at the river bank. Photographed in 1928 by Robert E Wells.

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

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 11 x 15.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: A Red-letter Day for Backblocks Children.; Verso - centre: On the upper reaches of the Mokau River, where visitors are few, the annual visit of the School Inspector is an event eagerly looked forward to, by the children, who are here shown welcoming him upon his arrival by launch. ("Old Victor" ran the tourist launch - a Dane, I think.; Verso - bottom centre: R.E. Wells, Mangatoi School, Mokau River

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