Photograph [Shepherd Family portrait]; Mora Studio, The (Gore); 1914-1918; MT201...

Name/Title

Photograph [Shepherd Family portrait]

About this object

A black and white studio portrait of Mary Shepherd (nee Kennard), mother, and children Thomas and Olive.

Thomas is wearing a World War One New Zealand military uniform, and was ranked a private. The light colour of Olive's dress contrasts sharply with the dark clothing of Mary and the uniform of Thomas.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

Mora Studio, The (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1914-1918

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Photographer's embossed stamp in bottom right-hand corner of mounting: 'Mora/ GORE'

On reverse of mounting, handwritten in blue pen: 'donated by A Barclay nee Perry / L to R) Mary Shepherd Nee Kennard / Son / Thomas Shepherd / Daughter Olive Munro (Nee Shepherd)'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 227mm x w 153mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war one

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.243

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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