[Major Alexander's office, Government House, Wellington], [Between 1897 and 1903]
Reference Number: PA1-f-194-45-1
View of a detail of the room in Government House, Wellington, used as an office by Major Alexander, Private Secretary and Aid de Camp to the Governor, Lord Ranfurly. The photograph shows the collections decorating part of the wall, which supports a variety of axes, drums, and spears from the Pacific islands, together with the shell and head of a sea turtle, arranged on a tapa cloth. Photograph taken between 1897 and 1903 by an unknown photographer.
1 image, related to Major Dudley Henry Alexander, Government House (Wellington), Museum Street, Wallpaper, Collectors and collecting, Material culture - Pacific area, Tapa, Interior decoration, Collectors and collecting - Pacific Area and Wood-carving.
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Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Toned silver gelatin print 203 x 149 mm mounted on album page 272 x 359 mm. Single photograph
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