Photograph [Mick and Mary Johnston's Wedding Portrait]; Mora Studio, The (Gore);...
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.
1910-1930Inscription 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
h 220mm x w 125mm
photograph, black and whiteObject Type
processed material, paperCredit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object number