Photograph [Shanks Family Homestead 2 of 2] ; unknown photographer; 1900-1910; M...
Photograph [Shanks Family Homestead 2 of 2]About this object
Photograph; A close up photograph of Harriet and Andrew Muir Shanks and their sons on the front veranda of the 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'.Place Made
1900-1910Inscription and Marks
The reverse of the cardboard mounting shows two torn pieces old newspaper with an item dated Dec 29 but there is no year.
In Black pen on the middle top of the back of mounting 'Harriet [Smith] Shanks / home at Tuturau / Shanks family'
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