Duncan Henderson

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About this object
The portrait of Alexander (known as Duncan) Henderson depicts him standing in front of a large box with a bow which is probably a theatre property. He was the backstage electrician responsible for all lighting, including stage, at the Hastings Municipal Theatre (now the Hawke’s Bay Opera House) from 1937 - 1973.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1939.
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Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph glued to a photograph album page.
Height x Width: 142 x 90mm
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Credit Line
gifted by Shirley Coote
Other number(s)
2014/49/1, 19330, 91870
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