Postcard [Mataura Boot Emporium, James Reid & Son]; Sleeman, C.P. (Mr); 1905-191...

Name/Title

Postcard [Mataura Boot Emporium, James Reid & Son]

About this object

A black and white postcard of James Reid's boot shop on River Street, Mataura c.1910. James (Putty) Reid was a Mataura based boot maker and costumier from the late 1880s to approximately 1917. His first shop was in Bridge Street but he traded out of this shop from 1905 to 1917. A handwritten letter to Miss Bella Mortimer of Waipounamu, Riversdale appears on the back of the postcard.

Click on this link to see an advertisement from the Mataura Ensign for this business dated 3 October 1890.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Sleeman, C.P. (Mr)

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

postcard

Date Made

1905-1917

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Printed on reverse: 'POST CARD/FOR COMMUNICATION/FOR ADDRESS ONLY/INLAND 1/2d/Foreign 1d.

A handwritten letter to Miss Bella Mortimer of Waipounamu, Riversdale appears on the back of the postcard.

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 90mm x w 141mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

business/commerce

Credit Line

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

Object Type

postcard

Object number

MT2011.185.123

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