- May 1936
Head and shoulders portrait of 85 year old gold miner Kong Cong. Photograph taken May 1936, in Lawrence.
This photograph was published in the `New Zealand Freelance', 27 May 1936, page 27
Inscriptions: Verso - Kong Cong who arrived at diggings with his father in 1862 & has been mining around Lawrence since then. Exclusive Photo. Taylor Dr; Verso - P27.5.36
Kong Cong was photographed during the re-union of old settlers at the 75th anniversary of the discovery of gold in Gabriel's Gully. The re-union was held in the week prior to 27 May 1936.
Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
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- New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives / New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 1
- 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Orientation: Vertical image
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