Pet Portraits

A DigitalNZ Story by Te Papa

Formal and informal portraits of pets from across NZ heritage collections

portraits, dogs, sheep, photographs, horses, cats, rabbits, pets, studio, heritage

Cat

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Woman and cat

Auckland Libraries

Mrs Laurie's 90th birthday

Alexander Turnbull Library

Maia Cusack Smith and a dog, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Studio portrait of small dog

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

K.B.R./Terry Brown, lady with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Unidentified woman with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Unidentified man with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Unidentifiedgroup, with pet dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Mr Finamore, with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Edwards infant with cat

Alexander Turnbull Library

Mr Frank and his acrobatic dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Unidentified infant and large dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Mr Hiscox, with dog and sabre

Alexander Turnbull Library

Unidentified Group

Kete Horowhenua

Fluffy cat in armchair

Alexander Turnbull Library

Cat

Alexander Turnbull Library

Cybele Ethel Kirk holding cat

Alexander Turnbull Library

The Donald's cat 1911

Auckland Libraries

Maori woman with cat and kittens

Alexander Turnbull Library

Group feeding kittens

Auckland Libraries

Cats, Waimamaku

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Cat on display, England

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Two cats at play, Waimamaku

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Boy on back porch, Northland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Eric Lee-Johnson and dog, Somerset

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Eric Lee-Johnson and dog, London

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Paddy Johnson and dog

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Dog, Northland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Vivienne Hopkins and dog

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Begbie the dog, Northland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Epsom Kennels

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Boy Wikaira

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Woman feeding a sheep

Alexander Turnbull Library

Sheep dog owned by James MacKenzie

Alexander Turnbull Library