Story: Larnach, William James Mudie

A photograph of 'Larnach's Castle', Otago Peninsula, taken by Thelma Kent about 1939

'Larnach's Castle', Otago Peninsula

The extravagant residence of nineteenth century politician William Larnach, shown here around 1939, was one of the photographic subjects discovered by Thelma Kent on her travels around New Zealand in the 1930s and 1940s.

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How to cite this page:

F. R. J. Sinclair. 'Larnach, William James Mudie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2023)