Framed photograph, Flora McNaughton; Unknown photographer; 1860-1880; RI.FW2021....
Framed photograph, Flora McNaughtonAbout this object
An oval hand coloured portrait of Flora McNaughton (neé McKinnon). Flora McKinnon was born in 1843 in Morvern, Argyll, Scotland. She came to New Zealand with her parents on the Serilla in 1859 and shortly afterwards to Southland. She married Alexander McNaughton in 1862. They lived in Riverton and Invercargill before farming at Orawia. They had eight children; five sons and three daughters. After selling the farm at Orawia they retired to Thornbury. Flora died at Thornbury on 21 October 1905, aged 62 and is buried in Riverton with her husband.
Her obituary appeared in the Western Star on on 24 October 1905 which is available online via Papers Past.
h 570 mm x w 390 mm x d 40 mmObject Type
organic, processed material, paper
organic, processed material, paper, cardboard
organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, glass