Barker, R A, fl 1979 : Photograph of miners and shareholders of the Hauraki Gold Mining Company in Coromandel
- Barker, R A, active 1979; School of Mines Museum (Coromandel)
Photograph of the 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.
Publication note - This photograph is published in the book `Historic Gold Trails of the Coromandel', by Tony Nolan, 1977, page 50.
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)
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Relationship complexity - Another copy of this photograph is at 1/2-044985
Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).
Physical Description: Film negative
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- 1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Film negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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