Militia Training, Napier Barracks

Spencer, William Isaac
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Public Domain
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About this object
Image of a group of posed colonial militia outside Napier Barracks. The men are in uniform. One group is standing whilst another kneels in front with bayonets drawn. There are military barracks and buildings in the background, as well as a horse with a blanket on its back near an open window.

Photograph attributed to Dr William Issac Spencer.
Date unknown. Possibly 1860s or 1870s.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued onto paper.
Height x Width: 100 x 130mm
Height x Width: 365 x 266mm
This photograph must be acknowledged to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (Inc.), Napier. Reference number 5597, Stamp, Stamped
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5597 - 12
Credit Line
from the Spencer Collection
Other number(s)
48/69, 5597 - 12, 75557
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