Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios)

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Date
1890-1930
By
Tesla Studios; Brent, Geoffrey Scriven, 1911-2007; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963; Lampe, Mark Luder, 1884-1972; Martin, Alfred, 1846?-1906
Ref
PA-Group-00410
Description

Photographs of Wanganui and district, taken ca 1890-1930 by studios of Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla).

All negatives marked with an A number were taken by the Tesla Studios

Source of title - Title supplied by Library

Arrangement: Prints held at PAColl-4262. Negs catalogued at 1/4-018513 to 018515, 021019, 030878, 034220, 059429 to 059439 and 1/2-070166 to 070197, 070223 to 070252, 070308 to 070364, 070400 to 070439, 070507 to 070580. 1/1-007709 to 007744, 007863 to 007864, 008109 to 008115, 008126, 008197, 013106 to 013117, 015981 to 017117, 017295 to 017330, 017336 to 017535, 017541 to 017543, 020792 to 021313, 021455 to 021473, 021508 to 021605, 021629, 021764 to 021775, 021778 to 021797, 021859 to 021879, 021891 to 021912, 021922 to 021926, 021935, 021937 to 021939, 021941 to 021943, 021960 to 021965, 021984 to 021996, 022302 to 022384, 022418 to 022465, 023053 to 023061, 023300 to 023326, 024089 to 024114.

Negatives produced by the Tesla Studio, founded and operated by Mark Lampe, and by the F J Denton studio, which Lampe acquired ca 1930. Frank J Denton acquired the studio of Alfred Martin (a continuation of that founded in 1856 by W J Harding) in 1899, and operated it until its purchase by Lampe in circa 1927. The collection consists mostly of the work of Lampe and Denton, with a smaller number of negatives by Martin.

Quantity: 2624 b&w original negative(s).

Finding Aids: Indices to the collection are available in the manuscripts section, reference number MS-Group-2205.

Transfers: Registers and indexes for the collection have been transferred to the manuscripts section - To Manuscripts & Archives - 9 boxes of registers for Tesla Studios and indexes for Frank Denton negatives were transferred to the Manuscripts section (MS-Group-2205).

Processing information: Archivists notes - Originally arranged and described in 1993. Reference number changed from PAColl-3046 to PA-Group-00410 in 2009.

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Format
2624 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate negatives, Nitrate negatives
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A group of students, all boys, with their tutor during an engineering class at Wanganui Technical College
Date: 1923 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-016012-G Description: Shows a group of students, all boys, working with some equipment in the engineering classroom at Wanganui Technial College. A tutor or teacher is standing on...
Overlooking the township of Wanganui and the Whanganui River
Date: [ca 1860s] From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-016764-G Description: Overlooking Wanganui, circa 1860s, with the river in the foreground and Taupo Quay running alongside. Victoria Avenue is on the right. The Rutland Hotel, on ...
Johnston and Co. building, Whanganui
Date: 1922 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Tesla Studios Ref: 1/1-016415-G Description: Front exterior of Johnston & Co. building, corner of Victoria Avenue and Taupo Quay, Whanganui. Victoria Avenue bridge partially seen to right with Durie Hil...
Date: [1900-1920] From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-016080-G Description: Photograph taken by Tesla Studio, circa 1910 showing a street view of business "A,E. Kitchen - Chemist'" with displays in the front widows. The main sign rea...
Portrait of Mrs Martha Patena and unidentified woman
Date: 1907 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) By: Tesla Denton Studios Ref: 1/2-070176-G Description: Portrait taken by Tesla Studios in Whanganui of Mrs Martha Patena and an unidentified woman Name identified on back of file print. Title supplied by Librar...
Studio portrait of Rangitupu Take Take (or Tuke Tuke)
Date: [ca 1900s] From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/2-070334-G Description: Seated portrait of Rangitupu Take Take from Ranana in the Wanganui district, wearing European dress. Photograph taken circa 1900, by Frank J Denton. Inscrip...
Picnic group with the launch Benares, Whanganui River
Date: [ca 1911] From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-016721-G Description: Picnic group with the launch Benares, Whanganui River. Shows the boat moored by a sandy river bank, with a group of men, women and children on, and alongsid...
Kuaomoa on the Whanganui River
Date: ca 1880s From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-023315-G Description: Whanganui River in the foreground, Kuaomoa (also known as Kuamoa) is on the opposite bank. Several canoes are on the sandy beach, well away from the river. ...
Paddle steamer Manuwai loaded with passengers, berthed on the Whanganui River
Date: 1899-1922 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: 1/1-013117-G Description: Paddle steamer Manuwai loaded with passengers, berthed on the Whanganui River. Some of the passengers are boarding from the shore, while others are leaving...
Date: 28 March 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: 1/1-017541-G Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).