Framed photograph, Brungot sisters; Unknown photographer; 1900-1910; RI.FW2021.4...

Name/Title

Framed photograph, Brungot sisters

About this object

A framed photograph of three sisters of Norwegian / Scottish ancestry who grew up in the Pahia Roundhill area near Orepuki. Their father Knud Brungot emigrated from Norway and after arriving in New Zealand adopted the name Walter. The girl’s mother was born in Scotland as Jessie Mackie Bonthron.

Of the three sisters, Agnes was oldest, born in 1881. She later married Albert Walker, in 1905. They had six children. Agnes died in 1958 in Dunedin.

Martina was born in 1883 and died in 1963. She had a family of two with husband Alexander Mitchell, whom she married in 1911.

Little sister Isabella was born in 1885. In 1909 she married William Cawthorn and they went on to have a family of five. Isabella passed in 1963.

Place Made

Unknown

Maker

Unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1900-1910

Inscription and Marks

On the front of the frame glue to the wood on a white printed label: 'BRUNGOT SISTERS AGNES, MARTINA & ISABELLA'.
On the rear of the frame handwritten on the backing board in red pen: 'Mrs Williamson The Rocks'.
Also handwritten in red pen lower down: 'MISS AGNES BRUNGOT, MISS MARTINA BRUNGOT, MISS ISABELLA BRUNGOT, PAHIA'.
On the reverse handwritten on a white sticker: '52'.
On the reverse on a yellow sticker and also written on the backing card adjacent: '98/10'.
Handwritten on the backing card: '96/150'.

Measurements

h 215 mm x w 365 mm x d 15 mm

Period

1900s

Object Type

photographs

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

Object number

RI.FW2021.474

Rights

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

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