Portrait of the Hurst family

Production date
21 Jan 1898
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
Group portrait of a man, woman and child taken on 21 January 1898. A note in the album in which the photograph is mounted states that the photograph represents the Hurst Family at Ohinepango. Ohinepango possibly refers to the Ohinepango Stream in the Waikato. Mr Hurst stands at the centre of the photograph. Mrs Hurst kneels at his feet holding a small child. The family are posed on a large floor mat, or whāriki. A timber structure with a thatched roof is located to their left.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted in an album.
Album (closed): Height x Width x Depth/Length: 265 x 330 x 55mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 218 x 155mm
30, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
21 Jan 1898
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6715 a
Credit line
from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
m78/22 b, Album 30, 6715 a, 78342

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