Photograph [Bandsman, W.H. Russell aged 12]; Crown Studio (Gore); 1932; MT2014.1...

Name/Title

Photograph [Bandsman, W.H. Russell aged 12]

About this object

A scan of a black and white photograph of William Henry (Billy) Russell aged 12 soon after he won a silver medal at the Otago District Brass Band Competition in February 1932. Billy played the cornet in the Mataura Town Band in the 1930s.

We have the medal that Billy is proudly wearing, click here to read Billy's remarkable life story.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

Crown Studio (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1932

Inscription and Marks

Hand written on front: 'Your's sincerely Bill Russell age 12 years Jan 1932'.
And on reverse: 'To Uncle Jack and Aunty Mary. With Love from Bill.'

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

clubs/societies

Medium and Materials

digital scan

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2014.14.1

Copyright Licence  

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