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Digging for gum on the beach, Northland Region, [ca 1910]

Reference Number: 1/1-009782-G

Shows a man and two boys digging gum on the beach, Northland Region, ca 1910. The long rods with spade handles are either gum spears or hooks. Photograph taken by the Northwood Brothers.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Far North District, Beaches - New Zealand - Northland Region, Kauri gum industry and Gum diggers.

Part of:
Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland, Reference Number PA-Group-00027 (873 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Northwood Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library"

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service634. Gum Industry. ca 1910.(PFP-003363)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Photographer's title: Digging gum on the beach ; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: A Northwood. Protected

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