Anglican Arch Bishop New Zealand Churchill Julius Signed Christchurch photo

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Anglican Arch Bishop New Zealand Churchill Julius Signed Christchurch photo

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1800s Cabinet photo Churchill Julius Bishop of Christchurch signed.

 

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1800’s[19th century]cabinet photograph  of Churchill Julius 1847-1938],he was the second Bishop of Christchurch[New Zealand]  in 1890 ,he was active in completing the Christchurch Cathedral and in 1922 he was made the First primate and Arch Bishop of New Zealand ,he retired in 1925.

This photograph has a genuine signature in ink [signed C Christchurch [this is how Bishops signed their signatures using their first name  initial and the Diocese name].

The photograph is an early one taken before 1884 when he left England for Australia[ Ballarat] as archdeacon till his Christchurch NZ post.

Photographer James Russell & sons London and Windsor ,

the photo measures 10.5 cm x 15cm approx. includes the mount board.

The condition is good but the bottom edge of the mount board has been trimmed slightly and some ink staining on the border mainly at the very edge at the bottom right corner.