Photograph Album, W R Jourdain

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About this object
The W R Jourdain photograph album contains photographs collected by W R Jourdain in the 1880s and 1890s. William Robert Jourdain is a competitor in many of the images.

The photographs show scenes of Napier and sports events. The sports depicted are rowing, athletics, rugby or football (as it was known in the 1890s), and cycling. Many of the cycling photographs portray the Wanderers' Bicycle Club. Many of the people and events in the photographs are identified and dated. Amongst the photographs are a few newspaper cuttings such as: Football Reminiscences, New Zealand Team of 1884.

The photographs are numbered: 1422 - 1501.
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Media/Materials description
Blue linen cover with gold embossed printing on the front cover; black & white photographs glued to cardboard pages; black ink printed on paper, typed labels in blue ink.
Height x Width: 292 x 255mm
Album 11. Photos collected by W R Jourdain, Label, Handwritten
The Jourdain Album. This is a collection of photographs of sporting activities in Napier in the Nineties. Collected by W R Jourdain, Label, Typed
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Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 48/46
Credit line
gifted by Napier Public Library
Other number(s)
48/46, Album 11, 68203
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