McGruer's Staff Member

Current rights
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About this object
A photograph of a woman in formal historical dress posing for a photograph on an awning above McGruer's store on Emerson Street looking away from Hastings Street.

The unidentified woman is believed to be a McGruer's Staff member. McGruer's staff dressed in period costumes for the celebration of the 1921 Mardi Gras. The old Blythes building is visible immediately behind the woman and adjacent to it the new taller Blythes is visible.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1921.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 121 x 88mm
Subject period
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7217 c
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Mabel McGregor
Other number(s)
7217 c, m88/12, 78090

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