OUR TREASURES

When collection staff members at Whangārei Museum were assembling a variety of photography equipment recently in response to a request from NorthTec tutors, it presented a prime opportunity to examine these objects in greater detail, some more willing to reveal their stories than others.

While the majority of items identified for viewing were remnants from a local photographer's studio, there were some examples which stood out as superior to the rest which included a brass telephoto lens and additional lenses housed in a small latched container.

These camera accessories form part of a larger collection of photographic paraphernalia donated to

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