Photograph [musicians]; [?]; c1895; CT79.1021d


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Photograph [musicians]

About this object

Photograph; a faded black and white photograph of a group of musicians. Some have been identified: Burrows (3), R Morton, H Meder, A Sharpe, Mrs R Morton, M Latta, Henderson, R McLean, Rev J Chisholm.

The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Houipapa



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on front: Back Row: - Burrows. R Morton. H Meder, E Harrigon (but could be Harrison). (?) Burrows / Middle Row: A Sharpe. Mrs R Morton. M Latta. - Henderson / Front Row: - Burrows. R McLean. Rev J Chislom / Gift of Miss Burrows. Houipapa
on back: I think the date of this photo would be / about the middle nineties and the names of the 3 players are likely to be all the same family and brothers to Miss / Burrows who gave me this photo and by / the musical instruments they have in / their hands were members of some town / band before the came to Houipapa. / Mrs Henderson had a strong lovely voice / and helped at local concerts

Subject and Association Keywords

music, instrumental music, band

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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