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Photograph [Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell]; unknown photographer; 1870-1890; MT2011....

Photograph [Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell]; unknown photographer; 1870-1890; MT2011.185.494
Name/Title
Photograph [Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell]
About this object
A black and white photograph of Mrs Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell. After coming out from Scotland she settled in the Lawrence, Otago area, and in 1874 she is found to be working as a domestic servant at the Royal George Hotel. She married William Dimmock in 1876 and they lived in Gabriel's Gully for some time. The couple are buried together in the Lawrence cemetery.
Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
1870-1890
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten in blue pen on reverse (partly cut off): 'Historical Society / ck's Mother From Mataura / Mosgiel (1993)'
Handwritten in black felt pen on reverse: 'FROM WYNDHAM / HISTORICAL SOC. / CECIL DIMMOCK'S MOTHER / FROM MATAURA. / RELATIVES IN MOSGIEL / (1993)'

Technique
printed
Measurements
h 445mm x w 262mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords
clothing/fashion/costume/dress
genealogy/personal and family names
people
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2011.185.494

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