[Traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales outside Miles & Co Limi...

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South Canterbury Museum

Name/Title

[Traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales outside Miles & Co Limited, Timaru]

About this object

A traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales posed outside Miles & Co Limited, Strathallan Street, Timaru, post 1895.

Several men are standing along the front of the engine and wagons, while the driver sits on the engine. Another horse and cart, with a sign that reads "John Mee Coal Merchant" and also loaded with wool bales, appears at the rear of the wagons. A house also appears on the hill in the background.

Handwritten note on reverse in pencil reads "J B Hamilton, Thomas Baker is second from right - standing by the big wheel. The tunnel under the Timaru [?]"

Place Made

Timaru, New Zealand

Date Made

1895-1915

Medium and Materials

Cardboard/Paper, photographic

Measurements

142(h) x 206(w) mm

Mounted on card backing, total size 175(h) x 250(w) mm.

Subject and Association Keywords

Baker, Thomas

Subject and Association Keywords

Terrace, The, Timaru

Subject and Association Keywords

Strathallan Street, Timaru

Subject and Association Keywords

Mee, John, Coal Merchant, Timaru

Subject and Association Keywords

Miles (Archer) and Co Ltd, Seed, Grain & General Merchants, Timaru

Subject and Association Keywords

Mee, John (Miles Archer & Co), Timaru

Subject and Association Keywords

Hamilton, J B

Object Type

Print, photographic

Object number

1828

Copyright Licence  

Attribution - Non-commercial - No Derivatives (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial - No Derivatives (cc)

 

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