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

Image: Cat
Cat

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Woman and cat
Woman and cat

Auckland Libraries

Image: Mrs Laurie's 90th birthday
Mrs Laurie's 90th birthday

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Maia Cusack Smith and a dog, Samoa
Maia Cusack Smith and a dog, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Studio portrait of small dog
Studio portrait of small dog

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Unidentified woman with dog
Unidentified woman with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Unidentified man with dog
Unidentified man with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Unidentifiedgroup, with pet dog
Unidentifiedgroup, with pet dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Mr Finamore, with dog
Mr Finamore, with dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Edwards infant with cat
Edwards infant with cat

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Mr Frank and his acrobatic dog
Mr Frank and his acrobatic dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Unidentified infant and large dog
Unidentified infant and large dog

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Mr Hiscox, with dog and sabre
Mr Hiscox, with dog and sabre

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Frank Morris' dog.
Frank Morris' dog.

Auckland Libraries

Image: Unidentified Group
Unidentified Group

Kete Horowhenua

Image: Fluffy cat in armchair
Fluffy cat in armchair

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Cat
Cat

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Cybele Ethel Kirk holding cat
Cybele Ethel Kirk holding cat

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: The Donald's cat 1911
The Donald's cat 1911

Auckland Libraries

Image: Maori woman with cat and kittens
Maori woman with cat and kittens

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Group feeding kittens
Group feeding kittens

Auckland Libraries

Image: Cats, Waimamaku
Cats, Waimamaku

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Cat on display, England
Cat on display, England

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Two cats at play, Waimamaku
Two cats at play, Waimamaku

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Boy on back porch, Northland
Boy on back porch, Northland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Eric Lee-Johnson and dog, Somerset
Eric Lee-Johnson and dog, Somerset

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Eric Lee-Johnson and dog, London
Eric Lee-Johnson and dog, London

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Paddy Johnson and dog
Paddy Johnson and dog

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Dog, Northland
Dog, Northland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Vivienne Hopkins and dog
Vivienne Hopkins and dog

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Begbie the dog, Northland
Begbie the dog, Northland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Epsom Kennels
Epsom Kennels

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Boy Wikaira
Boy Wikaira

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Woman feeding a sheep
Woman feeding a sheep

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Sheep dog owned by James MacKenzie
Sheep dog owned by James MacKenzie

Alexander Turnbull Library