Berry Boys: Portraits of First World War Soldiers and Families

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Berry & Co, established in 1897 by William Berry, was a Wellington photographic studio producing commissioned portraits for the first decades of the twentieth century. In the 1990s, a tenant of 147 Cuba Street, Wellington, discovered around 3,000 glass plate negatives in a cupboard. This transpired to be the remarkable Berry & Co Collection. Amongst the studio portraits in the collection are around 130 showing ordinary World War One servicemen in uniforms, sometimes posing with families and friends. Many of these would have ...

Berry Boys: Portraits of First World War Soldiers and Families 2014, Te Papa Press, Wellington

ISBN-13: 9780994104120

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