Photograph [Perry - Shepherd Wedding Portrait]; Muir, Thomas Mintaro Bailey (Inv...

Name/Title

Photograph [Perry - Shepherd Wedding Portrait]

About this object

A black and white studio portrait of the wedding party celebrating the marriage between Albert Hanse Perry and Emma Shepherd. They married in 1913. The flower girl on the left is Ida Webb (who later married an Osborne), but the other three participants are as yet unidentified. Albert worked as a solo butcher at the Mataura Freezing Works, and also as a shearer.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Maker

Muir, Thomas Mintaro Bailey (Invercargill)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1913

Inscription and Marks

On the front of the mounting is printed near bottom: 'A Portrait by Muir, Invercargill'

On the reverse of the mounting:
handwritten in pen - 'F16 - 5'
handwritten in blue pen on a white piece of paper taped to mounting - 'Groom Albert Perry / Bride / Emma Shepperd / Flower girl on left / Ida Osborne, (Webb)'
handwritten in black pen on a white sticker - 'Maude B'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 246mm x w 303mm
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

MT2011.185.255

Copyright Licence  

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