Photograph [Mataura Boating Party]; unknown photographer; c.1910; MT2011.185.168

Name/Title

Photograph [Mataura Boating Party]

About this object

A black and white photograph of Gus Coster and friends boating on a still section of the Mataura River, c.1910. Gus Coster is in the rear of the larger boat, wearing a black singlet and is smoking. There are two spectators on the river bank and another standing in a tree above the river.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c.1910

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in blue ink on reverse:'Clare Martin/To Gus Coster/For Old Times Sake/Jack Beattie/about 1910/Gus Coster/with Smoke'.
A white sticker on the reverse reads: '209B'.
A cardboard label is cellotaped to the reverse and reads: 'About 1910/Gus Coster seated facing/ oarsman/Boat Club?/Pleasure Boat/or?'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 230mm x w 280mm
medium

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

games/amusements/hobbies

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2011.185.168

Copyright Licence  

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