William and Emily Hocton with baby Roseanna

Production date
Sep 1883
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Full length studio portrait of William, Emily and baby Roseanna Hocton. William sits with one hand on his lap and Roseanna seated on his knee. Roseanna sits holding the handle of a basket in both hands. Emily sits with her hands in her lap holding a basket. Distinguishing features include the contrasting colour fabrics of William's jacket collar, and Emily's decorative headdress. Studio props include dried and potted plants, baskets and rocks. The backdrop is a painted mural including a forest of trees.
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William and Emily Hocton with baby Roseanna, September 1883. Nelson Provincial Museum, W E Brown Collection: 15424

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William has a portrait in this collection as well ref 317199

- Shine Kelly

Posted on 14-04-2022 21:01:54