Portrait of unidentified boy

Swan, George Henry
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
A full length carte de visite portrait of an unidentified boy.

The boy stands next to a chair and holds a boater hat in his left hand that rest on the chair. Visible behind the boy is a wooden prop, possible to assist in keeping him still. There is a table to his right and the backdrop is painted to resemble a furnished room.

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

Date, unknown.
Photographer, G H Swan.
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.
New Zealand, Inscription, Printed
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15891
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6 - 1, 15891, Album 1, 80153


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