John McVay

Hemus and Hanna
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
A head and shoulders photographic studio portrait of John McVay. Mr McVay is wearing a suit with a spotted cravat. He is balding and has a trimmed beard and moustache. His gaze does not meet the camera.

Photographer, Hemus and Hanna.
Dated between 1875 and 1885.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Height x Width: 140 x 100mm
Height x Width: 165 x 110mm
Hemus ɤ Hanna, Embossed, Embossed
Subject person
Subject date
Circa 1880
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1584
Credit Line
gifted by Mr Edwin Cornford
Other number(s)
51/122, 1584, 79302
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