Miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel

Miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel
Date
1896
By
School of Mines Museum (Coromandel)
Ref
1/2-044985-F
Description

Miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel in 1896, gathered together around a stack of facsimile gold bars to celebrate the company's success over the previous two years. The sign reads "Hauraki Gold Mining Company Limited. Capital £40,000. Henry Wilson (Chairman). Directors: F G Lane, F Breuer, S Goldsmid, Cecil Hartridge. General Manager: Francis Hodge M N Eng Inst M M E Mining & Consulting Engineer. Facsimile of gold bullion bars sold to the Bank of New Zealand from January 1895 to 12th December 1896. Representing 62858 ounces of gold or 1 ton 18 cwts 2 qrs 23 lbs. Amount realized £193,677 17 2" Taken by an unidentified photographer.

This photograph is published in the book `Historic Gold Trails of the Coromandel', by Tony Nolan, 1977, page 50

This is copy of a photograph held at the School of Mines Museum in Coromandel

Another copy of this photograph is at 1/2-092162

This buildings was still standing in 1977, without its top verandah, as a residence near the Kapanga Street motor camp in Coromandel. (Information from `Historic Gold Trails of the Coromandel by Tony Nolan, 1977, page 50)

Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).

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1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Orientation: Horizontal image
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