Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1927-1928]; Mora Studio, The (Gore);...

Name/Title

Photograph [Mataura Dairy Factory employees 1927-1928]

About this object

A black and white photograph depicting a group of male Mataura Dairy Factory employees, dressed in semi-formal attire (suits and ties). They are posing in front of a hedge, with a wooden house in the background.

Employees are (left to right),
back row:
Piercy, W.
Dolan, W.
Macdonald, D.
Murtagh, J.
McLeod, W.
Livingstone, A.
Johnston, L.
Ramage, F.
middle row:
Johnston, A. (butter maker)
McPhee, Lance
Gardiner, J.P. (2nd assistant)
Hargest, C.H. (secretary)
McDonald, D.M. (manager)
McPhee, L. (foreman)
Richmond, W.T. (engineer)
Shrimpton, L.
front row:
Tutty, M.
Scobie, A.
Martin, B.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

Mora Studio, The (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1928

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on front of mounting, under bottom right-hand corner of photograph: 'The Mora Studio / GORE'

Printed on the front of the mounting underneath the photograph:
'Mataura Dairy Factory Staff, 1927-1928. / Back Row. - W. Piercy, W. Dolan, D. Macdonald, J. Murtagh, W. McLeod, A. Livingstone, L. Johnston, F. Ramage. / Second Row. - A. Johnston (buttermaker), Lance McPhee, J.P. Gardiner (2nd Assistant), C.H. Hargest (Secretary), / D.M. McDonald (Manager, L. McPhee (Foreman), W.T. Richmond (Engineer), L. Shrimpton. / Sitting. - M. Tutty, A. Scobie, B. Martin'

Written in blue pen on reverse of mounting: 'Bruce Martin / 183 Main Rd. / Mataura'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 280mm x w 355mm

medium

Subject and Association Keywords

industry

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.

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.84

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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