Photograph [W.H. Russell and friends, Mataura]; unknown photographer; 1937; MT20...

Name/Title

Photograph [W.H. Russell and friends, Mataura]

About this object

A scan of a black and white photograph of William Henry (Billy) Russell with friends on Billy's 18th birthday. The photograph was taken on the back lawn of the Russell's family home in Argyle Street, Mataura.

From left to right: Jack Walsh, Ivan Shaw, Ray Clearwater and Billy Russell.

Here's a link to Billy's remarkable life story.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1937

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse: 'Bill and his pals. Sunday 19 Dec. The day of his 18th birthday on the back lawn (a hard mob)'.

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

MT2014.14.4

Rights

All rights reserved

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