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Name/title Maker Production date Description
Mayor J C Kirkness with Joy Beattie at Oamaru Opera House Mayor J C Kirkness with Joy Beattie at Oamaru Opera House
1940s
J C Kirkness (Mayor) with Joy Beattie (singer) at Oamaru Opera House.
Christening Gown Christening Gown
Woonton, Frances (b.1823, d.1902)
1844
Fine white cotton christening gown. Decorated panel at the bottom. False hems with a Broderie Anglaise scalloped edge. Gathered waist. Two bands of eyelet embroidery down the front. White ribbon around the waist. Yoke is decorative panel of cut work (ripped and sewn back together). Sleeves are made from fine material with eyelet embroidery decorations. Slit back is fastened by cotton tape at the neck and waist.

Gown was hand sewn by Mrs Jas. Woonton in England.

The gown was used for christening outfits by 4 children of Frances Woonton (1823-1902) and James Woonton (1819-1902) who married in England 1846. Their children were Susan Woonton (1847-1854), Fanny Woonton (1849-1943), Thomas Henry Woonton (1853-1940) and Bessie Grace Woonton (1867-1944, christened at St Lukes on 2 July 1867). Fanny Woonton jnr married James Reid in 1871 and they had 8 children who were all christened in this gown- Francis Jane, James David, Robert William, Fanny Charlotte, Albert Woonton, Amy Bessie, Annie Millicent, Nellie Muriel. Bessie Grace married William Holmes Hartley and had 6 children who were christened in this gown- Ina Woonton, Arthur Frederick, Linda Gertrude, Lila Constance, Vera Frances and Frank William. 8 great great grandchildren were also christened in this gown.
Festival Queen & Attendants Festival Queen & Attendants
The Dainty Studio (estab. 1907, closed 1937)
Circa 1940s
Festival Queen & Attendants Centennial Baths? Studio group portrait in costume
Yorston - Andrew wedding Yorston - Andrew wedding
1940s
Yorston - Andrew wedding, c. 1946. Left to right: Jessie Grocott (nee Andrew), Kelvin Grocott, Beatrice Yorston (nee Andrew), David Yorston (Totara), - .
Queen and Princesses of the 1933 Reveille Queen and Princesses of the 1933 Reveille
Circa 1933
Carnival Queen: Photograph features the Queen and Princess of the 1933 Reveille.. People voted for their favourite "Queen" with money, the funds raised (over 805 Pounds) went to the Mayoress' Relief fund. The winner was Doris Wilson (centre), second place Vera Hesketh (right, and third Dora Miller (left).
Jardine, George Dickson & Kathleen nee Matheson wedding Jardine, George Dickson & Kathleen nee Matheson wedding
16 Mar 1938
Wedding photograph of George Dickson Jardine and Kathleen Matheson
Elderslie Estate. Child portrait Elderslie Estate. Child portrait
Elderslie. Joan Douglas in mock bridal pose.
Reid family. Elderslie Estate Reid family. Elderslie Estate
Mock wedding on Elderslie porch. Unidentified, Joan Douglas (Reid), Jock Reid, Douglas Reid.
Reid family Elderslie Estate Reid family Elderslie Estate
Mock wedding on Elderslie porch. From left: unknown, Joan Douglas (Reid), Jock Reid, Douglas Reid.
Wedding at Holy Trinity Church, Christchurch Wedding at Holy Trinity Church, Christchurch
1940s
Bride and groom standing on the church steps, Holy Trinity Avonside, Linwood Christchurch.
Exchange staff, Post and Telegraph Office Oamaru Exchange staff, Post and Telegraph Office Oamaru
Circa 1910?
Six women of the exchange staff at the Post and Telegraph Office.
A young girl dressed as an angel. A young girl dressed as an angel.
1890s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a young girl kneeling with her hands raised and clasped together praying possibly as part of a theatrical performance.
A young woman in full length costume preparing to stab a person who is kneeling. A young woman in full length costume preparing to stab a person who is kneeling.
1890s?
A sepia coloured photo showing two female characters, one kneeling the other wielding a long handled spear. Probably from a theatrical performance.
Unidentified woman Unidentified woman
1880s?
Sepia coloured carte de visite showing full length photo of woman wearing full skirt with train, lace colour and severe hairstyle with bun. 'Your Loving Sister [Jessieā€¦]
Unidentified young woman Unidentified young woman
1870s?
A sepia carte de visite showing a young woman wearing a full skirt buttoned from waist to hem
Unidentified elderly woman Unidentified elderly woman
1870s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a seated woman reading a book, wearing a full crinoline dress.
Unidentified young woman Unidentified young woman
1870s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a young woman wearing a striped crinoline dress.
Unidentified woman Unidentified woman
1860s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a young woman wearing a full skirted dress of striped material.
Unidentified woman Unidentified woman
1870s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a young woman wearing a dark toned dress.
Unidentified woman Unidentified woman
1870s?
A sepia coloured photo showing a young woman wearing a light coloured full skirted dress.
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