Photograph [Driver John McGregor Grierson]; Mora Studio, The (Gore); 1916-1918; ...

Name/Title

Photograph [Driver John McGregor Grierson]

About this object

A black and white photograph of Driver John McGregor Grierson of Mataura who was known as Jack. Jack joined the New Zealand Field Artillery in 1916 and was one of the lucky men who survived World War One. He returned home to Eastern Southland, married Ngaire Grierson and lived locally to the ripe old age of 86.

Place Made

[?]

Maker

Mora Studio, The (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1916-1918

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on front of mount: 'The Mora Studio, Gore'.
Printed on white label scotch taped to front:
'(John) Jack Grierson, 13th Rein, Reg. No 12776'.
Service Driver'.
Handwritten in ink on reverse: '(John) Jack Grierson, 13th Reinforcements, Service Driver, Reg. No 12776', Father Adam Grierson, Station Master, Mataura.
Handwritten on a white adhesive label on the reverse: 'Brother of John Grierson'.

Technique

printed

Technique

mounted

Measurements

Including mount:
h 228 mm x w 152 mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

military

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war one

Credit Line

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

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2014.18.5

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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