Eel drying racks at Lake Forsyth, Canterbury - Photograph taken by K V Bigwood

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Date
May 1948
By
Bigwood, Kenneth Valentine, 1920-1992
Ref
1/2-040042-F
Description

Eel drying racks at Lake Forsyth, Canterbury, May 1948. Shows a four tier drying rack, loaded with eels, on the banks of Lake Forsyth. An unidentified man with eels over his arm is walking near the racks. Photograph taken for the National Publicity Studios by K V Bigwood.

Caption - Original caption reads: "Every morning the drying eels are hung out and returned indoors at night. Wind is the drying agent."

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

Physical Description: Film negative

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1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negative
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