Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1921-1922]; Mora Studio, The (Gore);...


Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1921-1922]

About this object

A black and white photograph depicting a group of male Mataura Dairy Factory employees, in semi-formal attire (suits and ties). They are posing outdoors with two kinds of factory packing boxes which are stamped with their logo.

Employees are (left to right),
back row:
Piercy, W.
Maley, J.
Cameron, D.
O'Brian, J.
Bruce, G.
Phillips, J.
Shrimpton, L.
middle row:
Johnstone, A. (butter maker)
McPhee, C.
Bristow, H. (day foreman)
McDonald, D. (manager)
McPhee, L. (night foreman)
Richmond, W. (engineer)
Friend, G.
Balloch, R.
front row:
Reid, J.
Duthie, G.
Nolan, W.
Henry, J.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura


Mora Studio, The (Gore)

Maker Role



photograph, black and white

Date Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

On reverse of mounting, typed on a piece of card taped to the mounting:
'Mataura Dairy Factory Staff, 1921-1922. / Back Row - W. Piercy, J. Maley, D. Cameron, J. O'Brian, G. Bruce, J. Phillips, L. Shrimpton. / Second Row - A. Johnstone (Buttermaker), C. McPhee, H. Bristow (Day Foreman), D. McDonald (Manager), L. McPhee / (Night Foreman), W. Richmond (Engineer), G. Friend, R. Balloch. / Sitting in Front - J. Reid, G. Duthie, W. Nolan, J. Henry. / The Mora Studio'




h 165mm x w 228mm


Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura dairy factory

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Credit Line

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

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