Topic: Mrs L. M. Herrmann

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This entry on Louisa Marian Herrmann (nee Eton)is taken from the 1897 Cyclopedia of New Zealand.

Herrmann, Mrs L Artist and Photographer, Cuba Street, Wellington, opposite Te Aro House. Telephone 759. Bankers, National Bank of New Zealand. Private Residence, Pirie Street. Mrs. Herrmann is a native of Birmingham, and reached the Colony in the year 1880 per ship "Piako" from London. For seven-and-a-half years she was with the firm of Connolly and Herrmann, photographers, of Lambton Quay. Here she gained a large and valuable experience, which has enabled her to conduct the present business successfully since the lamented death, in 1892, of her late husband, Mr. Richard Herrmann, who established the same in the year 1890. Mrs. Herrmann's studio is tastefully appointed and elegantly furnished, every convenience being available for visitors. The work turned out has won a name for excellence in style and quality. Great success has been attained in children's portraites [sic], for which Mrs. Herrmann's studio is famous. She has also made a specialty of enlargements, which are produced in magnificent style. All classes of portrait work are executed as ,ay be required. Mrs. Herrmann is a direct importer of all classes of photographic meterials. Her business extends all over the Colony, and orders are frequently received from Australia. The building, situated at the corner of Cuba and Dixon Streets, is of wood, on story in height, with a floorage space of about 200 square feet.

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, Vol. 1 Wellington p.588. The Cyclopedia can be viewed at the enquiries desk on the second floor of Central Library.

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Mrs L. M. Herrmann


First Names:Louisa Marian
Last Name:Herrmann
Place of Birth:Birmingham, England
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