Gig, Hawke's Bay

Golder, William
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Public Domain
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About this object
View of three children in a gig thought to have been taken around 1904.

The photograph is accompanied by a handwritten letter and envelope to Mrs Nash from Marjory May Addis of Waipawa. The letter states that the photograph was taken one afternoon after school in front of the school grounds, which are not visible. An old mill is in the background.

The occupants of the gig are identified in the letter as from left to right: Willie Whyte, aged 8 years; Marjory May Addis, aged 7 years; Catherine Addis, aged 9 years. The gig is drawn by a chestnut coloured pony.

Photographer, W Golder.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card accompanied by a handwritten letter in a paper envelop.
Photograph: Height x Width: 109 x 153mm
Mount: Height x Width: 135 x 180mm
Letter (open): Height x Width: 207 x 127mm
Envelop: Height x Width: 89 x 152mm
Subject period
Subject date
Circa 1904
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3685
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs W Addis
Other number(s)
m67/28, 3685, 82390


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