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[Drawing room, Government House, Auckland], [Between 1897 and 1903]

Reference Number: PA1-f-194-26

The drawing room, Government House, Auckland, during the residency of Lord and Lady Ranfurly. Large groupings of house plants feature in this room with vases of camellias. Armchairs, the sofa and some of the cusions are covered with a large patterned floral fabric. There are wicker armchairs, scattered occasional tables, and a patterned carpet. Photographs, books and vases of flowers occupy the tables, and an easel supports landscape paintings. Photograph taken between 1897 and 1903 by an unknown photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Constance Elizabeth Knox Ranfurly, Uchter John Mark Knox Ranfurly, Government House (Auckland), Waterloo Quadrant, Public buildings - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Wicker furniture, House plants, Furniture, Edwardian - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Furniture, Victorian - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Bamboo - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Ferns - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Palms - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Camellias, Interior architecture, Textile fabrics and Begonias.

Part of:
Photographs of Government Houses, New Zealand, Reference Number PA1-f-194 (35 digitised items)
Ranfurly family :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-5745 (114 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 203 x 280 mm mounted on album page 272 x 359 mm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - top centre: Drawing Room, Auckland [Inscription runs across two pages]

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