Postcard [Nan Taylor, dancer]; Wootton's Studio (Invercargill); c.1912; MT2011.1...

Name/Title

Postcard [Nan Taylor, dancer]

About this object

A black and white photograph, printed as a postcard of Nan Taylor posing in her competitive dancing outfit.

Nan Taylor participated in dancing competitions similar to those staged by the Caledonian Society of Otago. See object MT2011.185.235 to view her competitor's ticket for one such event. According to the book 'Mataura: City of the Falls' (pg. 81), during her two years of competing, Nan won 23 medals, most of which were for Highland Dancing. Nan's married name was Willcocks.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Invercargill

Maker

Wootton's Studio (Invercargill)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c.1912

Inscription and Marks

Printed on reverse of postcard: 'POST CARD / Write here for Inland Postage only. / the Address to be written here'

Photographer's stamp on reverse: 'Wootton's / STUDIO / ESK STREET / Invercargill'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 137mm x w 88mm
small

Format

postcard

Object Type

postcard

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

games/amusements/hobbies

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Subject and Association Keywords

clubs/societies

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2011.185.234

Copyright Licence  

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