Photograph [Shanks Family Homestead 1 of 2] ; unknown photographer; 1900-1910; M...
Photograph [Shanks Family Homestead 1 of 2]About this object
Photograph of Harriet and Andrew Muir Shanks' homestead on their farm at Shanks Road, Tuturau. Andrew farmed here from 1860 -1882 and the farm was still in the family until 1950 when it was bought by D.C. W. Muir who edited our local history 'Mataura City of the Falls'.
1900-1910Inscription and Marks
Almost all of the reverse of the cardboard mounting shows old newspaper with a few items dated Dec 29 but there is no year.
In Black pen on right hand side of back of mounting 'Harriet [Smith] / Shanks / home at / Tuturau'
h. 200mm x w 250mm
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society IncorporatedObject number