Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn

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Date
1984-1989
By
Alexander Turnbull Library; Quinn, Kenneth Fleming, 1920-2013
Ref
ATL-Group-00559
Description

Collection comprises 758 black and white photographic portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn between 1984 and 1989. Collection also includes the portraits' corresponding negatives. Many of the portraits are duplicated, and some of the subjects were photographed by Quinn on more than one occassion.

Title supplied by Library.

Arrangement: Negatives housed at 1/4-089165 to 1/4-089594 and 35mm-27420 to 35mm-27500.

The portraits that comprise this collection were commissioned in 1984 by former Chief Librarian Jim Traue on behalf of the Alexander Turnbull Library. They were intended for display in the National Library first floor lobby. Kenneth Quinn's work was selected for its modern style, and subjects were chosen based on their status as "New Zealand cultural notables".

Quantity: 758 b&w original photographic print(s). 430 b&w original negative(s). 81 b&w original negative(s) strips with 224 images.

Processing information: All prints previously PAColl-3712. Unit IDs changed in April 2021 during re-processing of the collection.

Additional description

Where digital surrogates have been created, please use these in place of originals.

Use/Reproduction
Please ask the Library for permission to reproduce items from this collection. Reproduction permitted for educational or information purposes only. Reproduction for advertising or commercial purposes is forbidden except when related to exhibitions. Copyright: Copyright Kenneth Fleming Quinn.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted material - Curator required for access to negatives. No access restrictions on photographic prints.
Format
758 b&w original photographic print(s), 430 b&w original negative(s), 81 b&w original negative(s) strips with 224 images, Photographs, Portraits
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There are 257 items in total.
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There are 257 items in this group.
Date: 28 Apr 1989 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 1/4-089570-F Description: Diggeress Te Kanawa and her mother Rangimarie Hetet, photographed by Kenneth Quinn, 28th April, 1989. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Descri...
Date: 7 August 1984 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 35mm-27422-20A-F Description: Portrait of Ashley Heenan, composer, conductor and administrator, taken on 7 August 1984 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual i...
Date: 25 June 1985 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 35mm-27445-14a-F Description: Portrait of Hirini Moko Mead, taken on 25 June 1985 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate nega...
Ralph Hotere
Date: 7 April 1988 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 35mm-27478-21A-F Description: Portrait of artist, Ralph Hotere, photographed by Kenneth Quinn on the 7th of April 1988. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on 35mm negative...
Date: 9 July 1984 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 35mm-27435-8a-F Description: Portrait of Janet Frame, taken on 9 July 1984 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative strip. Physical Descripti...
Date: 5 May 1986 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 1/4-089309-F Description: Portrait of poet, Hone Tuwhare. Photograph taken 15 May 1986 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulose triac...
Date: 5 May 1986 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 1/4-089313-F Description: Portrait of poet, Hone Tuwhare. Photograph taken 15 May 1986 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulose triac...
Date: 4 May 1984 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 1/4-089175-F Description: Portrait of Evelyn Margaret Page (1899-1988), taken on 4 May 1984 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulose t...
Date: 21 May 1987 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 1/4-089399-F Description: Portrait of William Kendrick Smithyman (1922-1995), taken on 21 May 1987 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cell...
Date: 10 July 1986 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 1/4-089327-F Description: Portrait of Patricia Grace, taken on 10 July 1986 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negative