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Postcard [Bridge Square, Mataura]; Muir & Moodie; c.1905; MT2011.185.124

Postcard [Bridge Square, Mataura]; Muir & Moodie; c.1905; MT2011.185.124
Name/Title
Postcard [Bridge Square, Mataura]
About this object
Undated black and white postcard of Bridge Square, Mataura (the intersection of Bridge and Kana Streets). Depicting John MacGibbon and Sons Store, The Bridge Hotel, S.C.Inder's, Livery and Stables. Two horse drawn buggies are turning into either side of Kana Street.
Maker Role
Photographer
Format
postcard
Date Made
c.1905
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Printed on front below image:
'825 P. MATAURA. Muir & Moodie'

3 illegible names are handwriiten in faded black ink on the (lower) front of the postcard. Printed on reverse: 'New Zealand Post-Card/One Penny/Phototyped in Austria/Issued by MUIR & MOODIE Dunedin N.Z. /from their Copyright Series of Views.'
The post card is addressed to: 'Mr John M G Shanks/Shanks & Co/Church St, Timaru'
Handwritten in blue ink on reverse: Mataura Historical Society.
On white sticker: '48'.



Technique
printed
Measurements
h 90mm x 140mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords
mataura town
business/commerce
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2011.185.124
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