Kōrero: Photography

Photographing the photographer, 1918

Photographing the photographer, 1918

Leslie Adkin learned how to process photographs while a schoolboy, and took many thousands of photographs over the course of his life. One of his special interests was photographing his family. Here he has captured his sister Vivian Adkin photographing his daughter Nancy and Jimmy McKenzie in 1918.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: A.005974
Photograph by George Leslie Adkin

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Ireland, 'Photography - Photography expands, 1880s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/43215/photographing-the-photographer-1918 (accessed 23 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Peter Ireland, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014