James Edward Fitzgerald - Photograph taken by Dr Alfred Charles Barker
Standing portrait, of James Edward Fitzgerld leaning against a tree. He wears a suit and a beret and holds a tobacco pipe. Photograph taken in Christchurch on 4 December 1868, by Dr Albert Charles Barker.
Making New Zealand caption reads: "James Edward Fitzgerald, who was associated with the colonisation of Canterbury. As editor of the 'Lyttelton Times' and later of 'The Press', and superintendent of Canterbury, Fitzgerald did important work for the young province. His later career was marked by diverse activities. In this photograph Fitzgerald is wearing a fashionable smoking cap and jacket. His well cut suit of a light material, lapelled waistcoat, and elastic-sided boots show the characteristic dress of a gentleman of the period."
Published in 'Making New Zealand' Vol 2, No 23, p 19
Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - centre right - J E Fitzgerald Ch Ch NZ Dec 4 68
Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 20.8 x 15.2 cm
Provenance: Item lent by the Canterbury Museum to the Department of Internal Affairs for publication in 'Making New Zealand' in 1939.
Processing information: Formerly filed in Turnbull Library Pictures at: 920. Fitzgerald, James Edward. ca 1860s
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Portraits, Silver gelatin print 20.8 x 15.2 cm, Orientation: Vertical imageSee original record
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