Bessie Spencer and her brother Major Charles Spencer, Omatua, Rissington

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About this object
The photograph shows Bessie Spencer (Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer) with her brother Major Charles Spencer who is smoking a pipe. They are on the verandah of Omatua at Rissington. Major Charles Spencer was on furlough from Army medical work in England. They are standing by Bessie's bike.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown. Perhaps 1900 - 1910?
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 100 x 75mm
Written on the back of the photograph is: Mrs Stopford from Miss A Large)., Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 18331
Credit line
gifted by Mrs F Hutchinson
Other number(s)
18331, m56/47, 90377

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