7 [Portraits Of
Key Figures In Maori Wars]
Ten albumen paper photographs, carte-de-visite format, all captioned
in ink on backing verso, one with studio line printed below image,
9 x 5.6cm (approx. each). Minor foxing or silvering, all laid
down on original backing.
show: (1) Kawana Hunia Te Hakeke; (2) Major William Magee Hunter;
(3) Tomika Te Mutu, Chief of Ngai Te Rangi; (4) Tahia [sic],
ex-King of Waikato [Taraia Ngakuti te Tumuhuia]; (5) Captain
George Buck; (6) Black Queen Mere; (7) Victoria, Queen of the
Nukumaru; (8) Ihakara Tukumaru and Walter Buller; (9) Karaana,
sister of Queen Victoria; and (10) Private George Dore. Photographers
include Webster Hartley, John Nicol Crombie, Benjamin Peyman,
and William Francis Gordon. Ref: National Library of New Zealand;
Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, NZ. Provenance: Toogood family.
A detailed list, showing full captions, is available on request.
The group $9,900
8 [Views Of Kent,
Erith, And Belvedere, England]
Eight albumen paper photographs, all captioned in ink above image,
sizes range from 14.9 x 20.1cm to 18.4 x 23.4cm. Slight stains
or foxing overall, each laid down on original album page.
read (1) Butcher's Shop, Erith [with duplicate image of Armstrong
Gun verso on album page]; (2) Crayford Church, Kent; (3) The
Thames, Erith; (4) Belvedere Church, Kent; (5) Armstrong Gun;
(6) Belvedere House, Kent. Back view; and (7) Cedar of Lebanon,
The group $5,500