Photograph [Walter and Annie Wright with their son Andrew].; unknown photographe...

Name/Title

Photograph [Walter and Annie Wright with their son Andrew].

About this object

A black and white portrait taken of Mr Walter Wright, wife Annie (nee Hingston) and their son Andrew [Thomas Andrew Wright] in his NZ Army uniform. Andrew was a rabbiter, working in Riversdale when he enlisted to serve in World War Two as Trooper 17589 in the Divisional Cavalry Regiment 2, NZEF. He returned home, married Isabel Wright and lived in Riversdale where he worked as a farmer and contractor. He passed away on 7 June 2003.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1940

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

On mounting, an embossed 'fancy' circle, designed with a slit to hold the folded mount closed, envelope-style.

Handwritten in blue pen on a white piece of paper stuck to the mounting: 'Annie Hingston m Walter Wright / son Andrew Wright 2nd ww / David McGuires cottage from c.1917 / photo 1940 / from Mrs McLelland'

Measurements

h 252mm x w 147mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war two

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.228

Copyright Licence  

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