Photograph, Taxis Main Street Gore; C. Gaynor Clayton; 1921; GO.A14.11o
Photograph, Taxis Main Street GoreAbout 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
1920sMedium and Materials
organic, paper, card
organic, paper, photographic paper
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.
'GORE DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY'
Back of frame, pen: 'Gore Taxi?'
Back of frame, pen: 'Vintage Car Club (crossed out)'
h 260 mm x w 308 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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