Photograph [Float, V.E. Day, Mataura]; unknown photographer; 09.05.1945; MT2017....

Name/Title

Photograph [Float, V.E. Day, Mataura]

About this object

A black and white photograph of a float at the V.E (Victory in Europe) parade held in Mataura in May 1945, celebrating the end of that part of World War Two.

A note on the back on the photograph records that this the 'winning float for best decoration by the hockey girls'.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

09.05.1945

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on back: 'VE DAY MATAURA / Winning float for best decorations / Hockey girls'.

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 52 mm x w 82 mm
small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

military

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war two

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object number

MT2017.17.1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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