Framed photograph, William and Jane Gunn; Unknown photographer; 1875-1885; RI.FW...


Framed photograph, William and Jane Gunn

About this object

A framed black and white photograph of William and Jane Gunn (née Sanderson), created from two separate portraits.

William Gunn married Jane Fraser Sanderson in Invercargill in 20 July 1865. They were both Scots and proprietors of the Railway Hotel in Riverton from the late 1880s to the early 1900s. records that they had eight children. Jane died in Riverton on 19 September, aged 68. Her obituary appeared in the Western Star on 21 September 1906 and is available online via Papers Past. William died on 18 February 1916 in Invercargill, aged 77. They are both buried in the Riverton cemetery.

Place Made



Unknown photographer

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Date Made


Inscription and Marks

Printed label fixed to front: 'WILLIAM GUNN Mrs. Wm GUNN JANE nee Sanderson RAILWAY HOTEL'. Handwritten on reverse: '05/5' and on yellow sticker '05/05'


h 500 mm x w 620 mm x d 50 mm

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Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, paper
organic, processed material, paper, cardboard
organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, glass

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Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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