Photograph [Mona Elizabeth Donnell's Wedding]; Mora Studio, The (Gore); 1929; MT...

Name/Title

Photograph [Mona Elizabeth Donnell's Wedding]

About this object

A black and white studio portrait of the bride, bridesmaid and flower-girl in the wedding between John Maley and Mona Elizabeth Donnell, in 1929.

From left to right:
bride -
Donnell, Mona Elizabeth
flower-girl -
Maley, Hazel
bridesmaid -
Christie, Ralph (Mrs) (before she got married, but is as yet unidentified in her own right, possibly a Donnell)

John and Mona Maley are buried in the Mataura Cemetery (details of which can be found in the Gore District Council online cemetery records).

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Mora Studio, The (Gore)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1929

Inscription and Marks

Photographers stamp near bottom of mounting: 'The / Mora Studio / GORE. N.Z.'

An embossed symbol sits approximately central to a foldable flap, with a curved slot; and near the bottom edge is a straight slot.

Handwritten in blue pen on reverse of mounting: 'Wedding party / Bride / Mrs. Jock Maley nee MacDonnel / Mrs Ralph Christie / flower girl / Hazel Maley. Mrs Norris Johnston'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 455mm x w 153mm
medium

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

celebrations/weddings

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

MT2011.185.249

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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