Original Frivs 1897

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Four photographs displayed together, depicting original members of the Napier Frivolity Minstrels, known as the Frivs: Wattie Allen, Bert Wilkie, Percy Spiller and Charlie Holmes. The men are dressed in theatrical costumes and pose in front of a painted backdrop. Three of the photographs show the performers in blackface. The images are matted and framed under glass.
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Four black and white photographs matted under glass inside a wooden frame
Height x Width: 229 x 548mm
Wally Ireland, Picture Framer, Fine Art Dealer, Emerson St., Napier, Sticker
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gifted by Don Wilkie
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2015/49, 20493, 94891
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