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Object: Portrait of Edmund Hillary

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Title Portrait of Edmund Hillary
Production Brake, Brian (photographer), circa 1947
Spencer Digby Studios (photography studio), circa 1947, Wellington
Medium summary black and white negative
Materials photographic gelatin, silver, black-and-white film, cut film
Classification gelatin silver negatives, black-and-white negatives, studio portraits, portraits
Technique black-and-white photography, photography
Format half plate (1/2)
Credit line Spencer Digby / Ronald D Woolf Collection. Gift of Ronald Woolf, 1975
Registration number B.076828
Head and shoulders portrait of Edmund Hillary in three quarter profile against a dark background. He is wearing a suit and tie and his face is strongly lit.

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