Photograph [Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell]; unknown photographer; 1870-1890; MT201...

Name/Title

Photograph [Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell]

About this object

A black and white photograph of Mrs Janet Dimmock, nee Mitchell. After coming out from Scotland she settled in the Lawrence, Otago area, and in 1874 she is found to be working as a domestic servant at the Royal George Hotel. She married William Dimmock in 1876 and they lived in Gabriel's Gully for some time. The couple are buried together in the Lawrence cemetery.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1870-1890

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in blue pen on reverse (partly cut off): 'Historical Society / ck's Mother From Mataura / Mosgiel (1993)'
Handwritten in black felt pen on reverse: 'FROM WYNDHAM / HISTORICAL SOC. / CECIL DIMMOCK'S MOTHER / FROM MATAURA. / RELATIVES IN MOSGIEL / (1993)'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 445mm x w 262mm
medium

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object number

MT2011.185.494

Rights

All rights reserved

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