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Photograph [The Birchwood Hunt Club, Mataura Branch]; unknown photographer; c.1935...

Photograph [The Birchwood Hunt Club, Mataura Branch]; unknown photographer; c.1935; MT2011.185.311
Name/Title
Photograph [The Birchwood Hunt Club, Mataura Branch]
About this object
An informal black and white portrait of members of the Mataura Branch of the Birchwood Hunt Club. The men and women are flanked by two riders, and dogs are running across the shot. The book 'Mataura: City of the Falls' (pgs. 355-57) says that local hunts were held on William Scott's Mataura property.

Identified in photo (left to right):
huntsman -
Langford, J.
back -
McAllister, J. Mrs.
Scott, Russell
Amos, P. Mrs
Amos, Peter
Ross, Mrs
Ashby, Snowy
Burns, W. Mrs
Greer, Bob
Hewlett, J. Mrs
Irwin, Barney
McKay, Angus
Scott, W. Mrs
middle -
Amos, Reko
Turner, Alf
McAllister, Jim
Gillies, Sandy
Hewlett, Jack
Burns, Bill
Bromby, Alf
Graham, Pat
Scott, Wally
front -
Scott, Gordon
Gardiner, Bill
Ross, Jack
Scott, Bill
Ballantyne, Frank
Ross, Jim
Haugh, Jim

Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
c.1935
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten in blue pen on reverse of mounting, a list of names from photograph (see description).
Handwritten in pencil on reverse of mounting: 'c1935'

Technique
printed
Measurements
h 245mm x w 298mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords
clothing/fashion/costume/dress
clubs/societies
people
sport/recreation/leisure
genealogy/personal and family names
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2011.185.311
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