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Portrait of Sir Walter Clarke Buchanan, ca1916

Reference Number: 1/1-013597-G

Portrait of Sir Walter Clarke Buchanan. Photographed by Stanley Polkinghorne Andrew about 1916

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1 image, related to Sir Walter Clarke Buchanan and Politicians - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
S P Andrew Ltd :Portrait negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3739 (541 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Sir Walter Clarke Buchanan was a farmer, a businessman, a politician, and a philanthopist. In 1871 he and an elder brother puchased the Tupurupuru station in the Wairarapa. Here he became a stock breeder, an advocate for refrigeration and a director on companies designed to effect this. His gift of 10,000 pounds to Victoria University for a chair in agriculture began a process which ended in the founding of Massey Agricultural College. He was a Member of Parliament for the Wairarapa from 1881 to 1914.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service920. Buchanan, Sir Walter(PFP-010240)

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