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Photographer unknown :Portrait of R A Edwin, [ca1860]

Reference Number: PA3-0335

Portrait of Robert Atherton Edwin as a young man. Photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1860.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Cabinet card photographs, related to Robert Atherton Edwin, Monowai (Ship. 1930-1960), Wahine (Ship. Built 1966), Meteorology, Ship captains, Civil service and Men - New Zealand.

Part of:
Photographer unknown :Portrait of R A Edwin, Reference Number PA3-0335 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Photographs

Historical Notes: In 1860 Edwin would have been 21 and serving in the British navy. He joined the New Zealnd public service in 1871, and in 1900 became the first director of the meteorological service, holding the post until 1907. (See Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol 2, 1870-1900, p 130).

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