Photograph, Ellen Jane Rita Dray (Rita) [In Copyright]; Ison's Portraits, Christ...

Name/Title

Photograph, Ellen Jane Rita Dray (Rita) [In Copyright]

About this object

This is photograph of Ellen Jane Rita Dray, known as Rita. Rita was born in Dunedin in 1906 to Edward and Catherine (nee McLennan) Dray. Rita grew up at Glenham and attended Wyndham South School. Neither Rita or her older brother Edward had families. In the 1950s, they shifted from Glenham into Wyndham and lived on Alma Street.

They both died in 1980 and are buried together in the Wyndham Cemetery.

Place Made

Unknown

Maker

Ison's Portraits, Christchurch

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1970-1980

Inscription and Marks

Left hand corner of photograph in ink yellow sticker:
'50'
On reverse of card upper centre underlined in ink:
'RITA'
'ELLEN JANE RITA DRAY'
'DIED GORE 1980'
Centre photographer's stamp in ink:
'Ison's Portraits'
'748 COLOMBO ST
'CHRISTCHURCH'
'No.' ' X625' (in pencil)
'Specialist colour
Lower right corner in pencil 'WY.0000.304'

Measurements

h 296 mm x w 248 mm

Period

1970s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Medium and Materials

processed material, organic, vegetal, paper, photographic paper
processed material, organic, vegetal, paper,

Object number

WY.0000.304

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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