Framed photograph, Southland Champion ploughing match; Blaikie, William Nicol; 1...

Name/Title

Framed photograph, Southland Champion ploughing match

About this object

Southland Champion ploughing Match, Branxholme, July 1933.

A handwritten note on a duplicate of this photograph (RI.FW2021.340) gives us the names of the following men:
A. McKay (Branxholme), T. Hardy (Wendon), A. C. Gray (Wallacetown), A. Smithies (Otautau), Jim Morton (Waikiwi), R. J. Gray (Wallacetown), J. Smith (Waimatuku), Gibson (Canterbury), J Hardy (Invercargill), J Lindsay (Drummond), George Gray (Wallacetown), and Jack Morton (Waikiwi).

W.N. Blaikie was a Dunedin born photographer who spent the latter part of his career based in Southland. William Nicol Blaikie was based near Otautau but worked all over the Southland region, from around 1918 through until not long before he died, in 1938. William was a skilled studio photographer but was better known in Southland for his field work, travelling for photography of groups, events, and scenic work.

Place Made

Unknown

Maker

Blaikie, William Nicol

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1933

Inscription and Marks

Written on the front: 'Southland champion ploughing match Branxholme, July 8th 1933. W N Blaikie Photo.'

Measurements

h 200 mm x w 850 mm x d 20 mm

Period

1930s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Medium and Materials

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

Object number

RI.FW2021.339

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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