Story: Gant, Robert

In mashing array

In mashing array

This photograph, dating from 1888 or 1889, portrays five young men dressed as ‘mashers’, an English term for artistically inclined, pleasure-seeking young men.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PA1-q-962-42-2
by Robert Gant

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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)