Boots, Land Army; Unknown manufacturer; 1939-1945; WY.2006.17

Name/Title

Boots, Land Army

About this object

These boots were worn by Mattie (Martha) McKay (nee Dunstan) when she was a land army girl during World War Two. At this time much of the manpower was lost in New Zealand and so women (known as land girls) were mobilised to work on farms to help support both New Zealand and the war effort.

Little is known of Mattie, other than she married late in life to William David McKay. She died in 2006 and is buried with her parents and sister in the Wyndham Cemetery.

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1939-1945

Period

1940s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, animal, skin, mammal skin, leather
inorganic, processed material, metal, iron
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel

Measurements

h 200 mm x w 100 mm x d 300 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Object Type

clothing

Object number

WY.2006.17

Copyright Licence  

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