Photographs of the Riverside Community

Date
1965
Ref
PA1-o-1937
Description

A home-made album containing informal photographs of the Riverside Community near Nelson taken in 1965 [probably taken by Mary or Frank Fyfe]. Contains images of different buildings (interiors and exteriors), including the Methodist Church built by community members, the original house which belonged to Hubert Holdaway, rammed earth buildings, and rammed earth machinery shed. Images also show trailers, fields, livestock, beehives, poultry run, a fruit stall on the Motueka-Nelson Road, and community members packing apples. Some photos show the community founder Archibald (Barry) Barrington, two images show Labour MPs Bill Rowling and Arnold Nordmeyer in discussion with Community members and workers. The album also contains typed captions for the photographs.

Mary and Fyfe lived at Riverside in 1965 prior to moving to Wellington. According to Mary Fyfe, her father had previously corresponded with key Riverside figure Archibald Barrington.

Quantity: 1 album(s) containing 29 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Home-made album tied with string containing pasted in black and white photographs, and typed captions, 25.5 x 20 cm.

Use/Reproduction
Donor has given Library permission to administer copyright in accordance with the Library's reproduction policy. Copyright: Photographs copyright Mary Fyfe
Access restrictions
No access restrictions
Part of
Fyfe, Mary, fl 1964-2016: Collection
Format
1 album(s) containing 29 b&w original photographic print(s), Gelatin silver prints, Home-made album tied with string containing pasted in black and white photographs, and typed captions, 25.5 x 20 cm.
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