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.
Image 326 x 526mm
black & white photograph
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 long term loan to the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Collection of Marcia Baker, Christchurch
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Acquisition Date
09 Jul 1996



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