Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963

Denton, F J, 1869-1963

Born 24 Aug 1869 in Wellington. Took up photography in 1895 and purchased the photographic studio of Alfred Martin in Wanganui, in October 1899. The studio had previously belonged to Denton's uncle William J Harding. Third son of George and Eliza Annie Denton. Married twice; firstly to Laura Close in 1900, secondly to Ethel Mary. Father of Edith Mary (Mrs William Richard Powell, b 1901), Dulcie Harding (Mrs Archie Leighton Dixon, b 1903), Marjorie Close (Mrs John Daniel Rhys Davies, b 1903), and Harold Morley (1913-2002).

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Date: 1916 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: 1/1-021566-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1913 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: 1/1-021167-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1863, [1890s?] By: Heath, Vernon, 1819?-1895; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA7-43-17 Description: The group includes (left to right): Hariata Tutapuiti, wife of Hare Pomare; Paratene Te Manu; Tekerei Ngawaka; Wiremu Te Wana; Hirini Pakia; William Jenkins;...
Waitotara River, Taranaki - Photograph taken by Frank James Denton
Date: [192-?] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: 1/1-000510-G Description: Photograph taken by Frank James Denton, Whanganui. Source of descriptive information - Negative register and inscriptions on negative Quantity: 1 b&w origi...
Date: [1964-1965] From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-12346-8 Description: Manilla folder labelled "Illustrations" comprising annotated photographs, drawings, captions and descriptions, list of "pictures wanted" and correspondence r...
Date: 1977 - 1978 Ref: Eph-C-CALENDAR-1978-2 Description: Includes calendars: BP New Zealand Limited. (6 reproductions of sailing ships by various artists from 1879-1927). W J Harding [and] F J Denton; Photographs,...
Date: [Between 1890s and 1910s] By: Tomlinson, Francis Ernest, 1864-1944; Muir & Moodie (Firm); Radcliffe, Frederick George, 1863-1923; Ring, James, 1856-1939; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916; Hillsdon, George, active 1890s; Powell, J S, active 1890s; James Valentine & Sons (Dundee, Scotland) Ref: PA1-q-184 Description: Album of postcards of New Zealand (includes one of Molesey Lock, England). Images include landscapes, views of prominent buildings in locations listed above,...
Date: [Circa 1890s?] From: Starke, June, 1923-2006: Photographs By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA1-o-477 Description: Seven pages of photographs of New Zealand; pages 8-44 are empty Identification of places is in pencil beneath the images, and include "Mr Neal's whare", and ...
Date: 1890s From: Denton, Frank J, 1869-1963 :Collection of negatives, prints and albums By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA1-o-132-29-2 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Date: 1894 From: Denton, Frank J, 1869-1963 :Collection of negatives, prints and albums By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA1-o-132-35-2
Date: 1922 to 1961 From: Girl Guides Association New Zealand Inc :Photographs By: Crown Studios (Palmerston North, N.Z.); Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA1-f-138 Description: Album of photographs covering the period 1922 to 1961 in the history of the Girl Guide movement in New Zealand, with links to the movement in other countries...
Date: 1926-1951 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives By: Collins, L, active 1940; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; Kent, Thelma Rene, 1899-1946; Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955; Roberts, Jack Debnam Stewart, 1891-1980; Stewart and White Ltd Ref: PAColl-0785-1-144 Description: Photographs taken for publication in NZ Free Lance between 1926 and 1950. Includes: Aerial and other photographs of towns in Otago, West Coast and Marlboroug...
Date: Between 1910 and 1913 By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; Glossine, F T, active 1910-1913 Ref: PA5-0154 Description: Manawatu Gorge, NZ, taken ca 1910-1913 by a Denton photographer Verso contains message addressed to Miss Ross, St Mary's Rd, Ponsonby Quantity: 1 b&w photo-...
Date: 1903 -1912 By: Fordham, F (Mrs), active 1975; McBeth, Constance Robinette, 1877-1959; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; McAllister, James, 1869-1952; Radcliffe, Frederick George, 1863-1923; Tanner Brothers Ltd (Publishers); Tomlinson, Francis Ernest, 1864-1944 Ref: PAColl-3274 Description: Includes views of Auckland, Wanganui, Rotorua, Napier, and Wellington Source of title - Title supplied by Library Inscriptions: Verso - many of the cards i...
Date: [ca 1890s-1990s] From: Lutheran Church of New Zealand: Records By: Bell Brothers (Firm); Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; Partington, William Henry Thomas, 1854-1940; Tyree Brothers (Firm) Ref: PAColl-10092-1 Description: Photographs relating to the Lutheran Church of New Zealand, taken circa 1890s-1990s by mainly unidentified photographers - Early images, circa 1890-1920, inc...
Date: 1911 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: 1/1-16290-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1921 From: Sullivan, John Paul, 1948- :Photographs By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA7-09-12 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Photographic print
Date: 1907 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: 1/1-021173-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1905-1913 By: Harrison, Charles Fancourt, -1964; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA1-o-217 Description: Includes photographs of Wanganui Collegiate School, with group portraits of sports teams, cadets, prefects, and one photograph of five school-masters. In mos...
Date: ca1920 By: Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; Baker, Gerald S, active 2001 Ref: PAColl-6691 Description: Photograph of Wanganui Collegiate School buildings, taken ca 1920 by F J Denton of Wanganui. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Descr...