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Lindsay Family Collection

The Lindsay Family Collection consists of images taken by Charles Wildbore in the Manawatū and Horowhenua regions. Included are images depicting the construction of the Mangahao Electric Power Scheme, the flax fibre industry, and life in the Pohangina Valley during the early 20th Century.

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"The Travelling Tinker"

"The Travelling Tinker"

Charles Wildbore (1862 - 1937) depicting himself as a tinker – a travelling metal-worker - and his children, taken at Pohangina where the family lived. Charles ...

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