Illuminated Address, [Alexander Dickie]; McCormick & Pugh's Fine Art Gallery (Ch...

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Mataura Museum

Name/Title

Illuminated Address, [Alexander Dickie]

About this object

An illuminated address presented to Alexander Dickie on his retirement as a director of the Mataura Dairy Factory Company Limited, recognising his 29 years of continuous service (1887-1916). The address is illustrated with photographs of Mr Dickie and his farm 'Eden Glen'.

Illuminated addresses are presented to mark special occasions or to celebrate a person's achievement. Calligraphy is a feature of such addresses. The decoration is personalised and includes miniature pictures relating to the life and work of the person being honoured.

Maker

McCormick & Pugh's Fine Art Gallery (Christchurch)

Maker Role

Printer

Date Made

1916

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Christchurch

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper
organic, vegetal, wood

Measurements

framed: h 850mm x w 720mm x d 60mm
large

unframed: h 615mm x w 495mm x d 3mm
large

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura dairy factory

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Credit Line

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

Object Type

document

Object number

MT2012.4.1

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