Photograph [5 of 47, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 1925; MT20...


Mataura Museum


Photograph [5 of 47, McConnell Album]

About this object

Photograph; 5 of 47 from the McConnell Album. This photograph taken in 1925 shows the north end of Mataura Freezing Works and was taken from the west bank of the Mataura River. The Freezing Work's weir runs parallel to the River.

The Album was commissioned by Charles McConnell, the then mayor of the Mataura Borough Council. It is now in the Gore Historical Society's collection and is held at the Gore Museum.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura


Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore)

Maker Role



photograph, black and white

Date Made


Medium and Materials

digital scan

Inscription and Marks

Printed in white ink on backing paper 'Freezing Works from River'.




digital scan
original photograph: h 190 mm x w 130mm

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura freezing works

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura river

Credit Line

From the collection of the Gore District Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

photograph album

Object number


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