James Benjamin Chinn 1845 - 1919
Orchid - Laelia anceps

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Collection MHS (unaccessioned) Photographs
Photographer Chinn, James
Description A black and white study of a Laelia anceps orchid. Information from the internet shows it with pink, red and yellow flowers [see orchidspecies.com]. A note on the reverse reads: "Laelia Ancepas, Mr. Chinn".

In 1906: "Mr. Chinn is a member of the Marlborough Agricultural and Pastoral Association, takes a keen interest in horticultural matters, and has some fine conservatories and gardens at his private residence in Grove Road." [Source: Cyclopedia of New Zealand Volume 5, 1906, p341]

Found in an envelope with "J. Chinn Photography" written on it in the Museum workroom research shelves on 25 August 2009 by Jenny Pierson.
Object ID 0000.900.0779
Object Name Photograph
Place Grove Road, Blenheim
Title Orchid - Laelia anceps
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Last modified on: December 08, 2014