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William Mathews, Dan Galvin, and Jo Simkin - Photograph taken by G E Edwards, [ca1909]

Reference Number: PAColl-0036-8-13

Bushmen William Mathews, Dan Galvin, and Jo Simkin photographed by G E Edwards of Tokatoka in about 1909. The axes are Kelley brand, very long in the blade, good for scarfing, and four and a half pounds in weight. The men have just finished `sniping' the nose on the kauri log.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Jo Simkin, William Mathews, Dan Galvin, Men - New Zealand - Northland Region, Loggers - New Zealand, Axes, Timber industry - New Zealand - Northland Region, Kauri, Forests and forestry - Employees, Logging - New Zealand - Northland Region and Clothing and dress - New Zealand.

Part of:
Photographs relating to Peter Mathews, Reference Number PAColl-0036-8 (15 digitised items)
Mathews, Peter :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-0036 (17 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 23.3 x 18cm. Single photograph

Historical Notes: This photographe was most likely taken at the Bore Creek bush workings. Logs were `sniped' to make it easier for bullock teams to haul them.

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