Portrait of an unidentified woman

Swan, George Henry
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Public Domain
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A full length carte de visite portrait of an unidentified woman.

The woman is turned to her right in front of a painted landscape backdrop, wooden baluster and balustrade. The woman wears a voluminous dark dress with a large pale sleeves. She holds a hat decorated with pale flowers. The woman's hair is in a net and dressed with a ribbon. Her head is turned back slightly toward the camera yet her gaze does not meet the camera.

The woman is possibly a friend or member of the Russell Duncan family.

Photographer, George H Swan.
Date, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card, mounted in an album.
Height x Width: 98 x 62mm
G H Swan, Wellington, New Zealand, Printed, Printed
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15890
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6 - 1, 15890, Album 1, 80152


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