Mandarin-style hat & fur stole

Photographer Herman John Schmidt was born in 1872 in Auckland. He trained as a photographer before buying a Queen Street photography studio in 1905. Herman won many international awards for his portraiture work. His portfolio also includes commercial work such as this photo advertising a hat and stole from Smith & Caughey's. 


Photographer: Herman John Schmidt
Model Unknown
Credit: Image courtesy of Sir George Grey Special Collections, 31-AD15-14
Copyright: No Known Copyright Restrictions
Designer: Unknown
Garment type: Hat, stole
Purchase location: Smith & Caughey's, Queen Street, Auckland
Label: Smith & Caugheys
Date: 1900s