Story: Gant, Robert

Channelling Greece and Rome

Channelling Greece and Rome

Robert Gant’s 1889 portrait of Charles Blackburn reflects the photographer's interest in classical statuary and the codes of male friendship in ancient Greece and Rome.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PA1-q-962-43-1
by Robert Gant

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How to cite this page:

Chris Brickell. 'Gant, Robert', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2020. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2021)