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Gum diggers in Subritzky's field, near Awanui, 1914

Reference Number: 1/1-009783-G

Gum diggers dredging for kauri gum in Subritzky's field, near Awanui. They are digging a hole 95 x 110 feet to float a pontoon. Photograph taken 1914 by Northwood brothers.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to Awanui, Kauri gum industry - New Zealand - Northland Region and Men, Maori - New Zealand - Northland Region.

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 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal 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 Turnbull Library Pictures634. Gum Industry. ca 1910.(PFP-033858)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Dredding [sic] for gum. Digging a hole 95 x 110 to float pontoon in.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: A Northwood prot 1-8-14

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