Portrait of an unidentified fireman

Corbett, James
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Public Domain
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About this object
Carte de visite with a full length portrait of an unidentified fireman. The fireman is shown standing in front of a studio backdrop. He wears a uniform and rests his left arm on a plinth. A helmet sits on top of the plinth. The man is thought to have belonged to either the Napier or Spit Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Photographer, J Corbett.
Date unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white carte de visite photograph mounted on card.
Photograph: Height x Width: 90 x 56mm
Card backing: Height x Width: 104 x 64mm
J. Corbett, Photographer, Hastings Street, (opposite Dickens Street), Napier., Photographers details, Printed
Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4425 b
Credit Line
gifted by the Spit Volunteer Fire Brigade
Other number(s)
m71/28, 4425 b, 82929


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