Loading cut flax in Makerua

Loading cut flax in Makerua
Nov 1917

View of men loading cut flax onto a carriage for transport to the Miranui Flax Mill. Shows the tracks for the carriage, the backs of animals used to pull the truck, and surrounding flax (or harekeke) bushes. Photograph taken at Makerua in November 1917, by George Leslie Adkin.

Source of descriptive information - Note on back of file print, from original album caption, reads: "Loading cut flax in Makurirua [Makerua] swamp on trucks to be hauled to Miranui flax mill for processing into fibre. 5/11/17"

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

Physical Description: Glass negative

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Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Glass negative, Orientation: Vertical image
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