Myrtle Sinclair, Mardi Gras Queen Candidate

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Public Domain
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A studio portrait of Miss Myrtle Sinclair, candidate for Mardi Gras Queen, 1935.

Miss Sinclair is noted as being the candidate for the Citizens’. This is possibly in reference to the Scinde Citizens’ Committee or the Napier Citizens’ Band. The photograph is taken with Miss Sinclair standing in front of a lead patterned window. She is slightly relaxed against the window ledge. She is wearing a dress with a geometric pattern and a hat. She is wearing a fox stole held around her shoulder with a chain.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1935.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card.
Height x Width: 202 x 152mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6467 d
Credit Line
gifted by Percy Bear
Other number(s)
6467 d, m79/28, 78779


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