Glass Plate Negative: Land Office

Alfred Charles Barker
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Sep 1857
One portrait format black and white glass plate negative depicting Arthur Barker standing in Alfred Charles Barker's garden beside a gum tree, with the Land Office in the background, September 1857.
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Marks/Inscriptions: Land Office, Christchurch, N. Zealand, Sep 1857, Taken from A.C. Barker's garden. The intelligentl spectator is earnestly recommended to take note of the figure of a man (Arthur Llewellyn Barker) standing at the foot of the Blue Gum Tree & to meditate on the perfection of a country which can grow trees of such magnitude in six years from the seed!


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