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[Transporting a log].

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Two men lying on a truck on rails, turn handles to winch a large kauri log along the track.

  • Other Id

    30054 (Presto content ID)

    PH-1976-6-80 (Reference Number)

    TR650 B775 (Library of Congress Call Number)

    PH-CNEG-C9692 (Copy negative number)

    33173 (DBTextworks system ID)

  • Department

Images and documents



  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    [Transporting a log].
  • Primary Maker

     George Bourne (Photographer)

  • Date
  • Physical Description

    155 mm. x 204 mm (image)

    160 mm. x 210 mm (support)

  • Level of Current Record
  • Related Object Notes
    George Bourne Papers MS 793
    Letters MS 89/236
    Albums 327 and 328
    Essay 99/65
  • Is Part Of
  • Media/Materials
  • Technique
  • Subject Category
  • Provenance Details
    Ngaire Morgan,daughter of George Bourne
  • Subject Notes
    George Bourne was born in Whanganui. In c1902 he started working for the 'Weekly News' as one of their photographic artists and travelled throughout New Zealand for the next twenty years in that capacity. He is well known for his series portraying the Maori prophet, Rua Kenana and his newly built community at Maungapohatu in 1908. He pioneered aerial photography through his friends the Walsh brothers and is also known for his comic photo montages.
  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    12 May 2023

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