Photograph, Temperance Convention, Gore; Unknown maker; 1901; GO.C109

Name/Title

Photograph, Temperance Convention, Gore

About this object

The men and women captured in this 1901 photograph were participants at the Temperance Convention in Gore aiming to bring about the prohibition of the sale of alcohol in the district. Temperance activity in the district began as early as the 1880's after which a great number of groups flourished. They were often referred to as the Blue Ribbon Army. The Temperance Society and their follower's finally achieve their goal when the the prohibition of the sale of alcohol in the Mataura district came into force in 1903.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1901

Inscription and Marks

Mora Gore

Measurements

h 335 mm x w 205 mm

Period

1900s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

Clubs, Groups and Societies

Subject and Association Keywords

Government (National and Local Politics)

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, paper, photographic paper
organic, processed material, paper, card

Object number

GO.C109

Rights

Public Domain Public Domain

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