Calling the Doll Doctor

Frank Denton, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Whanganui, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in circa 1889-1963.
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About the Work
This image would have been photographed when the Denton family was living at 1 Taylor Street on Durie Hill in Whanganui. It shows Frank Denton's 3 daughters playing/acting out a scene that would have been arranged by Frank. The twins Dulcie and Marjorie are standing while their older sister Mary has climbed onto the fence at the gateway.
Measurements
Image 326 x 526mm
Media
black & white photograph
Description
Black and white photograph of three young girls wearing dresses smiling at an old man dressed in a dark suit with a wide brimmed hat, white beard and cane. Between them is a doll in an upturned cart.
Credit Line
On loan from Marcia Baker, Christchurch
Collection Type
Loans
Acquisition Date
09 Jul 1996

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Accession Number:
L1996/11/11

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