Huiarua Station, East Coast, New Zealand, 23,500 acres
Scope and Contents
An album containing 95 snapshot photographs with handwritten captions beneath, most measuring approximately 105 x 60 mm, and depicting life on a New Zealand sheep station. The album also contains 2 loose uncaptioned prints. Although an amateur family album, the pictures give an interesting and varied record of the sheep farmer's life and work. Huiarua is situated in the east coast district of the North Island between Opotiki and Gisborne.
Conditions Governing Access
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1 album(s) (97 images in 1 album)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The album itself is fragile, the photographs are generally in good condition, although some are yellowing.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Album presented by Mrs Joyce Maidment, August 1974.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche numbers 92.
This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.
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