Wheeler and Son

W A McLaren's Traction Engine

W A McLaren's Traction Engine by Wheeler and Son

Artwork Detail

Wheeler and Son operated an important photographic business in Christchurch from 1877 to 1912, which specialised in scenic views of New Zealand, especially of the South Island. They regularly presented their work in public exhibitions. While known for their landscape prints, they also produced a significant number of carte de visite portraits of Canterbury people.

W A McLaren's Traction Engine
Wheeler and Son
Production date
circa 1885-1910
gelatin silver print, paper
154 x 205 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, prior to 1978
Accession no
No known copyright restrictions
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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