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Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1927-1928]; Mora Studio, The (Gore); 1...

Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1927-1928]; Mora Studio, The (Gore); 1928; MT2011.185.84
Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1927-1928]
About this object
A black and white photograph depicting a group of male Mataura Dairy Factory employees, dressed in semi-formal attire (suits and ties). They are posing in front of a hedge, with a wooden house in the background.

Employees are (left to right),
back row:
Piercy, W.
Dolan, W.
Macdonald, D.
Murtagh, J.
McLeod, W.
Livingstone, A.
Johnston, L.
Ramage, F.
middle row:
Johnston, A. (butter maker)
McPhee, Lance
Gardiner, J.P. (2nd assistant)
Hargest, C.H. (secretary)
McDonald, D.M. (manager)
McPhee, L. (foreman)
Richmond, W.T. (engineer)
Shrimpton, L.
front row:
Tutty, M.
Scobie, A.
Martin, B.

Maker Role
photograph, black and white
Date Made
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Embossed on front of mounting, under bottom right-hand corner of photograph: 'The Mora Studio / GORE'

Printed on the front of the mounting underneath the photograph:
'Mataura Dairy Factory Staff, 1927-1928. / Back Row. - W. Piercy, W. Dolan, D. Macdonald, J. Murtagh, W. McLeod, A. Livingstone, L. Johnston, F. Ramage. / Second Row. - A. Johnston (buttermaker), Lance McPhee, J.P. Gardiner (2nd Assistant), C.H. Hargest (Secretary), / D.M. McDonald (Manager, L. McPhee (Foreman), W.T. Richmond (Engineer), L. Shrimpton. / Sitting. - M. Tutty, A. Scobie, B. Martin'

Written in blue pen on reverse of mounting: 'Bruce Martin / 183 Main Rd. / Mataura'

h 280mm x w 355mm


Subject and Association Keywords
industry/mataura dairy factory
genealogy/personal and family names
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
Object number
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