Photograph [Laird family]; 19th Century; XFH.468
Photograph [Laird family]About this object
Photograph; of a large wedding party, captioned 'Laird Family, Auckland'. The bride is a daughter of William Laird. The bride wears a light-coloured dress with a narrow waist and large puffed shoulders. She is holding a bouquet of flowers. The party is made up of six men, seven women and two children. The photograph is mounted onto card.
William Laird was Robert Fyffe's nephew. Robert Fyffe established the first shore-based whaling station in Kaikoura, the Waiopuka station. Fyffe House was originally built as a two-roomed cottage for Fyffe's cooper, Thomas Howell.
For more information about Fyffe House, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.
19th CenturyMedium and Materials
17.6 x 23.8cmCredit Line
Collection of Fyffe House, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere TaongaObject Type
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