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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 61”

Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “Drying Flax.”

Penciled on back: “Drying flax, north of Shannon, near Miranui mill. G.L. Adkin photograph.”

Flax fibre has is hanging on fences as part of the bleaching process at the Miranui flaxmill on the Shannon-Tokomaru Road. Sheep are grazing between the drying fences to keep the grass down.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Bleaching Flax, 'Miranui' Mill

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