Photograph [Robert William Gourlay]; London Portrait Rooms, Dunedin; 1870-1880; ...

Name/Title

Photograph [Robert William Gourlay]

About this object

A scan of a photograph of Robert William Gourlay of Tuturau, husband of Toke Mere Reko. Robert was born in Anstruther, Scotland in 1846 and sailed to New Zealand in 1864 on the 'Brechin Castle'. He married Toke Mere Reko in 1876 and they farmed Toke's family's land at Tuturau. They had 11 children. Robert died in 1923 aged 76 and is buried near his wife in the family urupa known as Pikiraki, at Tuturau.

Place Made

[?]

Maker

London Portrait Rooms, Dunedin

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1870-1880

Format

photograph, reproduction

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

maori

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Subject and Association Keywords

tuturau

Medium and Materials

digital scan

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object number

MT2013.24.3

Copyright Licence  

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