Photograph, Taxis Main Street Gore; C. Gaynor Clayton; 1921; GO.A14.11o

Name/Title

Photograph, Taxis Main Street Gore

About this object

This photograph was taken in 1921 during the height of the Gore's no license (prohibition era, 1902-1954). Depicted is a line of taxis, on the Main Street of Gore between Mersey and Irk Streets. Taxis were frequently utilised to transport local drinkers to neighbouring Mandeville (which fell outside the no license boundary).

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

C. Gaynor Clayton

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1921

Period

1920s

Medium and Materials

organic, paper, card
organic, paper, photographic paper

Inscription and Marks

Bottom of photograph (left), pen: 'CLAYTON NO1'
Bottom of photograph (right), pen: 'Gore 1921'
Back of frame, stamped: C. Gaynor. Clayton, Portrait Specialist, P.O. BOX 4 Gore, NZ'
'AS WE KEEP ALL PLATES, EXTRA COPIES OF THIS OE ANY OTHER PHOTO TAKEN BY ME CAN BE SUPPLIED.
'THIS PHOTO, OR ANY OTHER PHOTO, AND PICTURE OF ALL SORTS FRAMED NEATLY.
CLAYTON,
PHOTOGRAPHER, GORE.'
'GORE DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY'

Back of frame, pen: 'Gore Taxi?'
Back of frame, pen: 'Vintage Car Club (crossed out)'

Measurements

h 260 mm x w 308 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Work

Subject and Association Keywords

Transportation

Object Type

photographs

Object number

GO.A14.11o

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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