Photograph [42 of 42, McConnell Album] ; Hyne, W. Crown Studio (Gore); 07.10.192...
Photograph [42 of 42, McConnell Album]About this object
Photograph; 42 of 42 from our copy of the McConnell Album. A black and white photograph of the Honourable G. J. Anderson (the then Minister for Labour) helping set the foundation stone at St. Saviours, Mataura's Anglican Church on 7 October 2015. The stone was laid by Isaac Richards, Bishop of Dunedin. The parish vicar was the Rev. Hoani Parata.
The Album was commissioned by Charles McConnell, the then mayor of the Mataura Borough Council. The Gore Historical Museum also has a copy of this album; that album has 5 more prints and they are generally in better condition. We have accessioned digital scans of the Gore Museum's Album in our collection as MT2012.72.1 to MT2012.72.47 (inclusive).
The photographs in our copy of this album are accessioned as MT2015.15.1 to MT2015.15.42 (inclusive).
07.10.1925Inscription and Marks
Handwritten in white ink below photograph: 'Hon. G. J. Anderson Laying Foundation Stone of New Anglican Church at Mataura'.Technique
Album: h 60mm x w 180mm x l 280mm, medium
Photograph: h140 mm x w 190mm, small
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society IncorporatedObject number