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Lydia and William Williams with their banjos, Carlyle Street, Napier, [ca 1890]

Reference Number: 1/1-025685-G

Lydia and William Williams, with their banjos, in the back yard of their cottage at Carlyle Street, Napier, circa 1890. Photograph taken by Lydia's husband, William Williams.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lydia Myrtle Williams, Lydia (Exhibition), Carlyle Street, Husband and wife, Banjoists, Banjo, Instrumentalists, Musicians, Women - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Men - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region and Clothing and dress.

Part of:
Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983 :Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera, Reference Number PA-Group-00076 (409 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: Beacause of their musical ability, they [Lydia and William] were known as Mr and Mrs "Banjo" Williams. Lydia's own instument is a commercially manufactured one, but Edgar has recorded that William made his own banjo. (Caption from the exhibition `Lydia')

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Williams, William. 1890(PFP-021850)

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