Fixing monkey; unknown; December 1980; BMHC_13864

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Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Name/Title

Fixing monkey

About this object

Photograph of three miners, one with a sledge hammer working on the end of what appears to be a reinforced joint of a joist or pole. Another man is sitting on it, watching. The third man, also looking on, is in the background and only visible from the chest down.
Taken at the Beaconsfield Gold Mine, Tasmania.

Place Made

Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia

Maker

unknown

Maker Role

photographer

Format

photograph, colour transparency

Date Made

December 1980

Period

20th Century

Medium and Materials

Plastic, paper, photographic emulsion

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on mount in ink: 'fixing monkey [?] / 12/80'.

Measurements

35 mm slide

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield, Tasmania

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield Gold Mine

Subject and Association Keywords

gold mines

Subject and Association Keywords

mining

Subject and Association Keywords

miners

Subject and Association Keywords

sledgehammers

Collection

BCD Resources collection

Object Type

photographs

Object number

BMHC_13864

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

 

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