Digitised Image

Kong Cong, May 1936

Reference Number: PAColl-5469-018

Head and shoulders portrait of 85 year old gold miner Kong Cong. Photograph taken May 1936, in Lawrence.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Kong Cong, Lawrence, Chinese - New Zealand - Otago Region and Gold miners - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 1, Reference Number PAColl-5469 (53 digitised items)
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Vertical imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Kong Cong was photographed during the re-union of old settlers at the 75th anniversary of the discovery of gold in Gabriel's Gully. The re-union was held in the week prior to 27 May 1936.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service920. Cong, Kong(PFP-004100)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Kong Cong who arrived at diggings with his father in 1862 & has been mining around Lawrence since then. Exclusive Photo. Taylor Dr; Verso - P27.5.36

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