Miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel, 1896
Reference Number: 1/2-044985-F
Miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel in 1896, gathered together around a stack of facsimile gold bars to celebrate the company's success over the previous two years. The sign reads "Hauraki Gold Mining Company Limited. Capital 40,000 [pounds]. Henry Wilson (Chairman). Directors: F G Lane, F Breuer, S Goldsmid, Cecil Hartridge. General Manager: Francis Hodge M N Eng Inst M M E Mining & Consulting Engineer. Facsimile of gold bullion bars sold to the Bank of New Zealand from January 1895 to 12th December 1896. Representing 62858 ounces of gold or 1 ton 18 cwts 2 qrs 23 lbs. Amount realized [in pounds] 193,677 17 2" Taken by an unidentified photographer.
1 image, related to Francis Hodge, Henry Wilson, F G Lane, F Breuer, S Goldsmid, Cecil Hartridge, Hauraki Gold Mining Company, School of Mines Museum (Coromandel), Coromandel and Gold mines and mining - New Zealand - Waikato Region.
Miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel, Reference Number 1/2-044985-F (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: This buildings was still standing in 1977, without its top verandah, as a residence near the Kapanga Street motor camp in Coromandel. (Information from `Historic Gold Trails of the Coromandel by Tony Nolan, 1977, page 50)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service14. Coromandel Co. Coromandel(PFP-011007)
Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=9424). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.