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Artist unknown :Writing jubilee letter, New Zealand. / London, W.E. & F. Newton [ca 1850].

Reference Number: Curios-021-005

Shows a group of Maori schoolboys seated around a desk in a classroom, with a teacher in top hat standing in the doorway behind. In front of the group on the floor are another top hat and two wide-brimmed straw hats, the latter presumably belonging to the schoolboys. The Jubilee refers to the 1849 50th jubilee of the Church Missionary Society.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, Lantern slides and Interiors, related to Mrs Carole Brackenbury, Queen of Great Britain Victoria, Henry Williams, Rev Richard Taylor, W. E. & F. Newton, Church Missionary Society, Wanganui District, Maori - Missions, Teachers, Anniversaries, Hats, Writing, Reading and Maori education.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Writing jubilee letter, New Zealand. / London, W.E. & F. Newton [ca 1850]., Reference Number Curios-021-005 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 curio(s)Hand-colouring on glass, 80 mm diameter (sight), in wooden frame 101 x 165 mm. (Magic lantern slide). Circular imageSingle curio

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005788)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - (Embossed on frame at left and right of image): W.E. & F. Newton / OPTICIANS / & GlobeMakers / TO THE QUEEN / S. Fleet St Temple Bar / LONDON; (No. in ink on frame): 58; Across the top of the frame: title in ink

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