Glass plate negative showing Frank Denton's wedding party in a horse-drawn carriage

Frank Denton, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Whanganui, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1900.
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About the Work
This copy is printed from the glass plate negative and shows the wedding party of photographer Frank Denton's wedding to his first wife Laura Close in 1900 at Pakaraka, Bay of Islands.
Measurements
114 x 165mm
Media
glass plate negative
Description
Glass plate negative showing four adults in an open horse-drawn carriage. Two of the women are wearing white dresses and holding flowers, one woman is seated obscured behind. The fourth occupant of the carriage is a man in a dark suit with a large moustache. The white horse is standing near a fence where a man is seated. Behind the group are many trees. This is the wedding of Frank Denton to Laura Close in 1900 at Pakaraka in the Bay of Islands.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the Powell family, 1999
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
20 Dec 1999

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Accession Number:
1999/25/2

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