Portrait of an unidentified man

Davis, William
Current rights
Public Domain
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A full length carte de visite portrait of an unidentified man.
The man is standing with his left arm resting on a chair. A wooden prop is visible on the floor behind him, possibly to assist in keeping still. His gaze does not meet the camera.

Possibly a friend or member of the Russell Duncan family.

Date unknown, likely to be between 1860 - 1867.
Photographer, William Davis.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card, mounted in an album.
Height x Width: 104 x 59mm
W. Davis
New Zealand, Inscription, Printed
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15941
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6 - 1, 15941, Album 1, 80261


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