Skip to Content

More Info →Joe Marston and George Fitzgerald with pet ferrets

This photograph of Joe Marston (left) and George Fitzgerald was probably taken before Joe went off to serve overseas in World War I, in 1915. George also went to war in 1916, and was said to have come back a 'ruined man'.

In this photograph they pose with their pet ferrets, which were used for hunting rabbits.

Both men lived in the Feilding area. Joe lived at Aorangi most of his adult life and was a printer, working for 'The Feilding Star'.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2016P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_013164
Title
Joe Marston and George Fitzgerald with pet ferrets
Format
B&W print
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

Related items

Joe Marston and George Fitzgerald with pet ferrets
Awapuni Memorial Rededication
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
Awapuni Memorial Restoration
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
"Old Comrades Gather at Reunion" NZ Medical Corps
"Successful Expedition" Hunting
Private James Roy Campbell Stewart
Charles Dahl’s canvas making factory
Alex Dalzell

Creation

Created By
Place
Feilding
Date
circa 1915

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags

Report a problem

Related items

Joe Marston and George Fitzgerald with pet ferrets
Awapuni Memorial Rededication
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
Awapuni Memorial Restoration
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
"Members of N.Z. Medical Corps in Camp at Awapuni"
"Old Comrades Gather at Reunion" NZ Medical Corps
"Successful Expedition" Hunting
Private James Roy Campbell Stewart
Charles Dahl’s canvas making factory
Alex Dalzell

User comments