Postcard [Bridge Square, Mataura]; Muir & Moodie; c.1905; MT2011.185.124

Name/Title

Postcard [Bridge Square, Mataura]

About this object

Undated black and white postcard of Bridge Square, Mataura (the intersection of Bridge and Kana Streets). Depicting John MacGibbon and Sons Store, The Bridge Hotel, S.C.Inder's, Livery and Stables. Two horse drawn buggies are turning into either side of Kana Street.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Muir & Moodie

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

postcard

Date Made

c.1905

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Printed on front below image:
'825 P. MATAURA. Muir & Moodie'

3 illegible names are handwriiten in faded black ink on the (lower) front of the postcard. Printed on reverse: 'New Zealand Post-Card/One Penny/Phototyped in Austria/Issued by MUIR & MOODIE Dunedin N.Z. /from their Copyright Series of Views.'
The post card is addressed to: 'Mr John M G Shanks/Shanks & Co/Church St, Timaru'
Handwritten in blue ink on reverse: Mataura Historical Society.
On white sticker: '48'.


Technique

printed

Measurements

h 90mm x 140mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

mataura town

Subject and Association Keywords

business/commerce

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.124

Copyright Licence  

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