Framed photograph, Portrait of Margaret Poole; Unknown photographer; 1900-1920; ...


Framed photograph, Portrait of Margaret Poole

About this object

A hand-coloured portrait of Mrs Margaret Poole (neé Arthur) of Isla Bank.

Margaret Morrison Arthur was born on 12 August 1865 in North East Valley, Otago, She married Edward Samuel Poole on 15 April 1886 in Otago. They farmed at Isla Bank, where Edward also ran a threshing mill. They had 14 children over 20 years. She died on 29 September 1938 in Tuatapere, at the age of 73 and is buried in the Calcium cemetery at Isla Bank.

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Unknown photographer

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Date Made


Inscription and Marks

On a printed label glued to the front: 'Mrs. Edward POOLE MARGARET nee Arthur ISLA BANK'. Handwritten on reverse: 'MRS MARGARET POOLE nee ARTHUR WIFE OF EDWARD POOLE ISLA BANK'. Handwritten on reverse, twice: '317'. Handwritten on revere and adjacent on a yellow sticker: '98/6'. Stamped on reverse: 'WALLACE EARLY SETTLERS MUSEUM RIVERTON'.


h 610 mm x w 410 mm x d 30 mm

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Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, paper
organic, processed material, paper, cardboard
organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, glass

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Public Domain Public Domain

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