- oil on albumen photograph on board
- Gifted by Robert Wynn-Williams, 2013
- 215 x 185mm
Hand-painted photographs appeared briefly as a portraiture service in early Christchurch. Welsh-born lawyer William Henry Wynn-Williams settled in Canterbury in 1860 and became active in community life. Serving on the Canterbury Provincial Council from 1865 to 1875, he was also founding vice-president of the Canterbury Society of Arts in 1880 and MP for Heathcote in 1881–84.
(Out of Time, 23 September 2023 – 28 April 2024)