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