Alexander Alexander's grave

Bestall (MBE) Leonard Delabere
Production date
May 1910
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The photograph shows Alexander Alexander's grave. On the back of the mount is written: This grave has been there since 1885, it's occupant is Alexander Alexander and the stone top bears the inscription 'He was a man Horatia'. Note the Māori painting on the underside of the roof. Photo by L B Bestall. A grave on the road from Napier to Puketapu.

Photographer, Leo Bestall, Napier.
Date, May 1910.
Production date
May 1910
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Mount: Height x Width: 130 x 96mm
Photograph: Height x Width: 72 x 94mm
H.B. Art Gallery & Museum, Stamp, Stamped
Box 31, Inscription, Handwritten
143, Stamp, Stamped
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
May 1910
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 1837
Credit Line
gifted by Leo Bestall
Other number(s)
m57/4, 1837, 89639


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