The extravagant residence of nineteenth-century politician William Larnach was photographed by Thelma Kent around 1939. It was one of the photographic subjects she discovered in her travels around New Zealand in the 1930s and 1940s.
Joan McCracken. 'Kent, Thelma Rene', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/4k9/kent-thelma-rene (accessed 9 December 2023)