United Fire Brigades Association

Tyree, William
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Public Domain
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About this object
Portrait of members of the United Fire Brigades Association who had received Gold Stars for 25 years service. The group is posed in two rows against a painted backdrop. The photograph was possibly taken around 1903.

The sitters are identified on the mount as follows:
Back row: Superintendent J G Gilberd (Napier), Captain T H Battle (Wanganui), Captain J Washer (Roslyn), Foreman R Neale (Nelson), Captain W Lucas (Spit).
Front row: Captain W Toomey (Lyttelton), Superintendent E Smith (Christchurch), Captain T Wimsett (Nelson), Superintendent J Mitchell (Dunedin), Secretary E J Scantlebury (Reefton).

Photographer, Tyree.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Photograph: Height x Width: 178 x 239mm
Card backing: Height x Width: 243 x 256mm
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4415
Credit Line
gifted by the Spit Volunteer Fire Brigade
Other number(s)
m71/28, 4415, 82889


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