Photograph [Owaka Football Club, 1903]; [?]; 1903; CT79.1058d


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Photograph [Owaka Football Club, 1903]

About this object

Photograph; a black and white photograph of the Owaka Football Club, 1903.

Those pictured are: [back row] G A Williams (N.Z.N.T.), A White (forward), W Barrington (wing forward), A Meder (forward), H Latta (full back), G Johnston (forward), H Richardson (forward), W Adams (forward) [middle row] W Tobin (wing three-quarter), J Murphy (forward), W Carlton Capt. (forward), A Richardson, Sec. (forward), H Meder (forward), A Adams (wing three-quarter), [front row] W Stewart (centre three-quarter), E Paterson (half), F Ayson (five-eighth).

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, Owaka



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Inscription and Marks

Printed on mount: 'Owaka Football Club, 1903. / Back Row:...'

Handwritten on mount: 'Mr G Williams first policeman to be stationed in Owaka and trained the Owaka / teams to win their matches and accompanied the Maori footballers when / they went home. Mr W Adam previous member and Boer War veteran'

Handwritten history continued on reverse.

Subject and Association Keywords

recreation. leisure, sports, ball games

Credit Line

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

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