The painting below is of the May Queen of Hauraki Gold Mining Co. Ltd.’s Poppet Head (Headframe), surface buildings and Mullock (waste rock) dump. The ‘Queen was located in the Karaka Creek area of the Thames (New Zealand) goldfield, and was one of the last of the large Thames gold mines to operate.
Title: May Queen of Hauraki Gold Mining Co. Ltd, Thames, 1910.
Media: Acrylic paint and ink pen on canvas paper
Ownership: Artist’s personal collection.
(This image is copyright).
MAY QUEEN OF HAURAKI GOLD MINING CO. LTD., THAMES, 1910.