Photograph [Portrait of James Andrew Park]; Wrigglesworth & Binns; 1900-1910; MT...

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Mataura Museum

Name/Title

Photograph [Portrait of James Andrew Park]

About this object

A black and white portrait of James Andrew Park of Mataura. He was born in 1846, died in 1915 and is buried in the Mataura Cemetery alongside his wife Mary. James Park served as a Councillor on the Mataura Borough Council from 1895 to 1898.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Maker

Wrigglesworth & Binns

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1900-1910

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on front of mounting:
bottom left-hand corner - a silver-coloured crest with the words underneath: 'MATT OPAL TYPE / PATENT'
bottom right-hand corner - in silver 'Wrigglesworth / & Binns / WELLINGTON / CHRISTCHURCH / DUNEDIN'

Handwritten in blue pen on reverse of mounting:
'Jas. Park / Return Photo to JAC Macartney / Mataura'
Handwritten in blue felt pen on reverse of mounting: '75%'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 165mm x w 110mm
small

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.223

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