Portraits of Adam and Janet Meder; 0000.0857

Name/Title

Portraits of Adam and Janet Meder

About this object

Matching framed portraits of Adam and Janet Meder, early Owaka settlers. Adam was a baker from Germany who settled at the Landing and set up in business. Janet was from Scotland. They later owned the Coffee Palace in Owaka until 1910. One daughter was Louise and sons were William, David, and George Herbert. David and George served in the NZ Tunneling Company during WW1. George was killed in action near Arras on 10 August 1917.

Period

20th Century

Medium and Materials

paper
glass
wood

Measurements

Frames H685 x W 585mm x D55mm
Photos H490mm x W 390mm

Subject and Association Description

Catlins pioneers

Credit Line

Owaka Museum

Object Type

photograph, coloured

Object number

0000.0857

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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