Photograph [Mick and Mary Johnston's Wedding Portrait]; Mora Studio, The (Gore);...

Name/Title

Photograph [Mick and Mary Johnston's Wedding Portrait]

About this object

A black and white wedding portrait of Mick Johnston and his wife Mary (nee unknown) who lived in Ferndale near Mataura.

This photograph is one of a group of six donated to the Society by former member June McWhinney, a descendant of the Wassells. June's mother married a Thomas Mawhinney, who came to New Zealand from Antrim, Ireland. The Mawhinney's farmed at Ferndale, and the Johnston's were connected to these families.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Gore

Maker

Mora Studio, The (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1910-1930

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on front of mounting is photographer's signature: 'Mora Studio / GORE N.Z.'On reverse of mounting is taped a piece of white card, with handwriting in blue pen: 'Mick & Mary Johnston'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 220mm x w 125mm

small

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

Subject and Association Keywords

celebrations/weddings

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

MT2011.185.216

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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