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Photograph [Mataura W.I Bridal Pageant, 1937]; Mora Studio, The (Gore); 1937; MT20...

Photograph [Mataura W.I Bridal Pageant, 1937]; Mora Studio (The) (Gore); 1937; MT2011.185.256
Name/Title
Photograph [Mataura W.I Bridal Pageant, 1937]
About this object
A black and white photograph of the 1937 Mataura Women's Institute Bridal Pageant. The participants are modelling traditional bridal-wear from around the world.
Identified in photograph (left to right):
back row -
Buchanan, Sheila
Smith, J.
Stalpher(?), Helen
Dickie, Isobel
Sinclair, Nell
Sutherland, Irene
Marshal, Doreen
Clarke, Freda
Jardine, Mrs
Brown, Ann
Auld, W.
Jardine, Doris
Walsh, Betty
middle row -
Robertson, W.
Bogue(?), Mrs
Ball, W.
Sutherland, Mrs
Chamberlain, Mary
Thompson, Evelyn
Taylor, Nan
front row -
Balneaves, Miss
Smith, b.
Ball, Valmai
Sutherland, S.
McLeod, Des.
Marshall, Adam
Piercy, Alison
Marshall, Iris

Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
1937
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Attached to the front of the photograph and mounting is the list of participants seen in picture (see description above).

Bottom right-hand corner has photographer's embossed stamp: 'The Mora Studio / GORE'

On reverse of mounting:
handwritten in blue pen - 'E34 - 3 / I R McKelvie / MATAURA'
ink-stamped is photographers identification, with boxes for handwriting photo identification - 'WANGANUI / SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY / PICTORIAL COLOUR NATURE / NO. / ENTRY NO. / H / R / A'
handwritten in black pen inside box labelled 'no.' '24' and inside box labelled 'entry no.' '4'

Technique
printed
Measurements
h 285mm x w 230mm
medium

Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2011.185.256
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