Samuel Charlton Weston with Napier Railways Banner

Sorrell, Charles Hudson Cunningham
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A photograph of artist Samuel Charlton Weston and his unidentified assistant standing next to the Napier Railways Banner, 1913.

The banner was designed and painted by Samuel Charlton Weston. Weston is standing at the left of the banner wearing a suit and holding a painter's palette. The banner is attached to a decorative frame with a simpler supportive frame behind it. There are ropes wound around the side lengths of the decorative frame that end in tassels at the top.

The banner reads: Amalgamated Society Railway Servants, Napier, Unity is Strength.

Photographer: Charles Sorrell.
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Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Height x Width: 203 x 148mm
Height x Width: 299 x 248mm
Chas. Sorrell, Dickens Street, Napier, N.Z., Embossed, Embossed
Left is Samuel Charlton Weston (called Stan), Inscription, Handwritten
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Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14322
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gifted by Pat and Keith Bennett-Rowley
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m2006/82/2, 14322, 77224


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