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Group in the garden of William and Lydia Williams, Carlyle Street, Napier, [ca 1890]

Reference Number: 1/1-025684-G

Group in the garden of William and Lydia Williams, Carlyle Street, Napier, circa 1890. Shows them amongst trees, alongside a hammock. Lydia Williams is in the centre, playing the banjo. Seated at the right is her sister, Amy Devereux. The man with the camera is Russell Duncan. The other man's identity is unknown but it is possible he was a member of a group such as the Fisk Jubilee Singers, a troupe of Negro singers and musicians who toured New Zealand in the late 1880s. Photograph taken by Lydia's husband William Williams.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Stereographs, related to Lydia Myrtle Williams, Marian Amy Devereux, Russell James Duncan, Lydia (Exhibition), Carlyle Street, Gardens - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Music - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Banjo, Instrumentalists, Musicians and Photographers.

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)Stereographic dry plate glass negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Russell Duncan was later to become a well known photographer and historian of Napier.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print920 Williams, Lydia Myrtle 1890(PFP-000034)

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