Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “Miss Bowen.”
Inscription on reverse reads: “Miss Harriet Emma Bowen Post Mistress Queen Street Post Office 1896. Then of 1903 Post Office (present site) until 1909. Post Mistress Weraroa Post Office 1912 – 1927. First woman member Levin Borough Council.”
Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. Date
Written with black ballpoint pen on piece of paper, unattached - Miss Harriet Emma Bowen. Postmistress Queen St. Post Office 1896. Then of 1903 Post Office (present site) until 1909. Postmistress Weraroa Post Office 1912-1927. First woman member Levin Borough Council.
A formal portrait of Miss Harriet Emma Bowen, Post Mistress and first woman menber of the Levin Borough Council. Miss Bowen is photographed in evening dress with a small posy of flowers.
1 B&W photo print copy, mounted
See also 1977.011.0001
Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”