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Photograph: M.V. BRYNJE discharging jarrah sleepers; Foss Tackaberry; 2015.69.11

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Photograph: M.V. BRYNJE discharging jarrah sleepers

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About this Object

Close-up view of M.V. BRYNJE berthed at unidentified wharf to discharge her cargo of jarrah sleepers. The next load of sleepers is hanging from the crane in midair, observed by three men.

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Medium and Materials

Black and White Print

Inscription and Marks

Photograph captioned in white ink on album page: 'JARRAH SLEEPERS FOR NZ RAILWAYS DISCHARGED INTO RAILWAY WAGGONS. sic M.V. BRYNJE JULY 1928', Handwriting


HxW (2D objects YxX): H 76 W 127mm (H 3 W 5in)

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Gift of Neil Slater, 2012

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