- circa 1890-1910
- Wilson, Alex R, active 1900s; Shaw, Helen M G, active 1976
Photographs of and relating to the Wilson family ex Eketahuna. William M Wilson was born in Glasgow in 1868, coming to New Zealand when 8 years of age. He was apprenticed to John Fitchett, coach builder in Wellington, then with other firms including Rouse & Hurrell. He was employed by Wilfred Woolf in Eketahuna in 1894, and subsequently bought his business, and entered the firm of Kibblewhite and Wilson. See Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Wellington Provincial District, Eketahuna.
Includes dwellings; carriages; group outings and portraits; 1 of the Club Hotel of F D Pelling; 3 of the Ryan family at Tawa Flat; 1 of a house at Island Bay, 1 of a thatched whare at Plimmerton, a Ghuznee St boarding house; 2 relating to the Burnett family; 2 scenes in Manakau; 1 of D A Greenlees store; 2 of Rarotanga; 2 relating to the business of Lyon & Blair, steam printers and lithographers; 1 of a group outside a house in Eastbourne; 3 relating to the Manson family; 1 of a military camp in New Zealand in preparation for the South African War.
Also includes a pocket on the inside back cover containing newspaper clippings, and a photocopy of a letter written by the donor Mrs Helen M G Shaw, which gives some information about the album.
Inscriptions: Album page - Alex R Wilson, Central Terrace, Kelburne, Wellington
Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).
Physical Description: Album with dark brown cover; 28.5 x 20.5 cm
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Alternative form available: Copy negatives available at 1/2-C-110621 to 1/2-C-110650; 1/2-C-136014
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- Shaw, G W :Photographs of and relating to the Wilson family ex Eketahuna
- 1 album(s) Album(s), Photographs, Album with dark brown cover; 28.5 x 20.5 cm
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