Henry A. FRITH, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Enlarge 1 /1


England, Great Britain 1821 – Melbourne Victoria 1912

attributed to

  • Australia from c 1857 New Zealand 1867-1899

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand c 1866 Description: from Untitled album (Page 52b)

Collection Title: Monckton album
Title Notes: Dunedin looking south from Bracken's View, over the Gardens with the towered Exhibition Building of 1865 on the right. This building was converted into the Hospital in 1866.
Place made: Dunedin, South Island, Otago, New Zealand
Creation Notes: Dr Anna Petersen of Hocken Collection, Dunedin, NZ April 2012 notes that no photographer can be positively identified as creator, but possibilitiesd are Henry Albert Frith, James Weaver Allen, or the Burton Brothers, Walter and Alfred. The image dates from between 1865 and 1868.
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated. Titled on album page c.l. pencil, "Views Dunedin Otago NZ". Numbered on album page c.r. pencil, "6".
Dimensions: printed image 7.4 h x 14.4 w cm sheet 41.7 h x 27.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.2908.98