Swimming Team

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A group portrait of a swimming team, possibly Te Awa Swimming and Lifesaving Club.

The studio portrait depicts four young women and three young men in their swimming costumes. A man in a suit is seated in the centre left of the group. He is likely their instructor or coach.

The woman second from the left is identified as Vida Irine Edser. The photograph is from the Edser/Cross family photographs.

Photographer: Deighton Studios, Napier. Date unknown, thought to be the 1920s.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph
Height x Width: 146 x 196mm
Deighton Studios Napier, Embossed, Embossed
Vida second from left, Inscription, Handwritten
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14455
Credit line
gifted by Ross Mitchell
Other number(s)
m2007/13/31, 14455, 77186

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