Sitting Room, McLean Residence, Napier

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About this object
View of the Sitting Room at the McLean family residence on Napier Terrace, Napier. The photograph has been taken from one end of the room looking towards a wall featuring an alcove. The central panel of the alcove has been fitted with a mirror. Windows are located on either side of the mirror. The alcove is occupied by an upholstered seat. The walls of the surrounding room are papered. A scenic frieze runs around the top of the walls. Mirrored panels are located on the far wall. The photographer's camera can be seen reflected in the mirror that is located in the alcove. The room is amply furnished with chairs, tables and cabinets in various styles.

A note pasted onto the album page beneath the photograph reads: Drawing room. Looking north.

Photographer, unknown.
Date unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued into an album.
Measurements
Album (closed): Height x Width: 255 x 320mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 153 x 203mm
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16523
Credit Line
gifted by G F Miller
Other number(s)
16523, m92/6, Album No 39, 82444

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