Black dress with chiffon overskirt

This photo is one of a series taken by Clifton Firth at the Occidental Hotel in Auckland. Clifton trained at Elam School of Art and in his early working life he was a freelance commercial artist. He opened his photography studio at 110 Queen Street in 1938, rapidly became one of the most popular and imaginative portrait artists in Auckland.


Photographer: Clifton Firth
Credit: Photo courtesy of Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, 34-Z273
Copyright: Please contact Auckland Libraries before reproducing this item
Designer: Unknown
Garment type: Evening dress
Material: Chiffon, satin
Features: The bodice is embellished with sequins and chiffon flowers
Label: Unknown
Date: Circa 1939