Photograph [Thomas David Wassell]; unknown photographer; c.1914; MT2011.185.215

Name/Title

Photograph [Thomas David Wassell]

About this object

A black and white photographic portrait of Thomas David Wassell, son of Thomas Woodfield Wassell and Margaret (nee Murdoch), aged 2 years.

This photograph is one of a group of six donated to the Society by former member June Mawhinney, a descendant of the Wassell's.

Thomas David Wassell would later become a hairdresser in Dunedin.

Any further information regarding this family would be appreciated by the Society.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c.1914

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on front of mounting, photographer's stamp: '(?) Photography / GORE N.Z.'

On reverse of mounting:
handwritten in blue pen - 'Thomas Wassell / aged 2 years / son of Tom & Margaret / nee / Margaret Murdoch'
Information repeated on white card taped to reverse of mounting, and written in black felt pen.

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 250mm x w 178mm

small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2011.185.215

Copyright Licence  

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