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Full length studio portrait of two men and five women.
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Glass plate.
6 x 8 inches


Taken 13 February 1889 on the occasion of the wedding of John Edward Salisbury (1861-1924), eldest son of Pokororo pioneer John Park Salisbury & Clara nee Deck, to Ellen (Nellie) Farquhar Smith (1865-1927), daughter of Wellington solicitor John Elisha Smith & Lilias nee McHardy. The wedding took place in Nelson and was recorded in the “Nelson Evening Mail”, 15 February 1889, pg 2. Standing: Annie Farquhar Smith (bride’s sister), Kate Amelia Smith (another of the bride’s sisters) and her husband Ernest James Salisbury (the groom’s brother). Seated: Lilias McHardy (bride’s cousin), the newly weds John & Nellie, Clara Agnes Salisbury (groom’s sister)

- Anne McFadgen

Posted on 10-03-2018 00:27:37