Kōrero: Home décor and furnishings

Late-Victorian taste

Late-Victorian taste

The interior of Mt Peel station, owned by the Acland family of Canterbury, was photographed in the 1890s. The stylish drawing room represents elements of late-Victorian taste, including a variety of patterns in rugs, curtains and upholstery, many items of well-made furniture and numerous vases, framed photographs and ornaments. The emphasis on display creates a richly detailed room.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury, Acland family papers
Reference: MB 44, item 237

Permission of the Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Home décor and furnishings - Higher aspirations, 1860s to 1900s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40708/late-victorian-taste (accessed 12 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013