Photograph [Shanks Family Homestead 2 of 2] ; unknown photographer; 1900-1910; M...

Name/Title

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

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1900-1910

Inscription 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'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 200mm x w 250mm
small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

tuturau

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Object number

MT2016.10.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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