Portrait of John William Reardon

Carnell, Samuel
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Public Domain
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About this object
Mid length studio portrait of a man.
The sitter poses for the photograph in front of a plain backdrop. He wears a suit with a black arm band on his left arm, indicating that there has been a death in his family. The sitter is identified on the back of the carte de visite as J W Reardon. This note likely refers to John William Reardon. The date 23.1.85 has also been handwritten on the back of the carte-de-visite.

Photographer, Samuel Carnell.
Date, 1885.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white carte de visite photograph.
Height x Width: 103 x 63mm
S. Carnell, Napier, N.Z., Photographers details, Printed
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
23 Jan 1885
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 14021
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs McCormack
Other number(s)
m84/27, 14021, 84971


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