Portrait of an unidentified woman

Swan and Wrigglesworth
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
A full length carte de visite portrait of an unidentified woman wearing a silk gown. She is standing at three quarter pose and her gaze does not meet the camera. The backdrop is painted to depict a ornately decorated room.

Possibly a friend or member of the Russell Duncan family.

Date, 1860s.
Photographer, Swan and Wrigglesworth.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card, mounted in an album.
Height x Width: 101 x 63mm
Swan & Wrigglesworth.
Wellington & Napier.
New Zealand., Inscription, Printed
Subject period
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15977
Credit Line
gifted by Jasper Herrick
Other number(s)
m96/6 -1, 15977, Album 1, 80447


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