John Kinder

Celia, Harry and Nestor Kinder

Celia, Harry and Nestor Kinder by John Kinder

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In 1859, Kinder married Marianne Celia Brown. They were to have no children of their own; but after the tragic murder of John’s younger brother, Henry, in 1865, they adopted his two children, Frances Nestor (Nessie) and Harry. This photograph was taken in the grounds of St John’s College. The wooden building on the left is the dining hall and to the right is the Dean’s House. (Chic Colonials: Ataahua, 2003)

Title
Celia, Harry and Nestor Kinder
Artist/creator
Production date
circa 1878
Medium
albumen on paper
Dimensions
168 x 203 mm
Inscription
(on page, pencil) St John (l.r.)
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/22/25
Other ID
album page 19 Page Reference, 1983/22/25/A
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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