[Drawing room, Government House, Auckland], [Between 1897 and 1903]
Reference Number: PA1-f-194-29
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 cushions 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 two easels support landscape paintings. A waka huia (carved box) sits on the table to the right of centre. Photograph taken between 1897 and 1903 by an unknown photographer.
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, Waka huia, 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.
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 201 x 264 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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