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Photograph [Thomas David Wassell]; unknown photographer; c.1914; MT2011.185.215

Photograph [Thomas David Wassell]; unknown photographer; c.1914; MT2011.185.215
Name/Title
Photograph [Thomas David Wassell]
About this object
A black and white photographic portrait of Thomas David Wassell, son of Thomas Woodfield Wassell and Margaret (nee Murdoch), aged 2 years.

This photograph is one of a group of six donated to the Society by former member June Mawhinney, a descendant of the Wassell's.

Thomas David Wassell would later become a hairdresser in Dunedin.

Any further information regarding this family would be appreciated by the Society.

Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
c.1914
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Embossed on front of mounting, photographer's stamp: '(?) Photography / GORE N.Z.'

On reverse of mounting:
handwritten in blue pen - 'Thomas Wassell / aged 2 years / son of Tom & Margaret / nee / Margaret Murdoch'
Information repeated on white card taped to reverse of mounting, and written in black felt pen.

Technique
printed
Measurements
h 250mm x w 178mm

small

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
MT2011.185.215
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