Frank, Rosaline Margaret (1864–1954)

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Frank, Rosaline Margaret (1864–1954)

New Zealand photographer. Born Dec 21, 1864, in Nelson, New Zealand; died Oct 6, 1954, in Nelson; dau. of Christopher Joseph Frank (carpenter) and Emma Sophia (Haslam) Frank.

Apprenticed to Tyree brothers' studio in Nelson (1886); became manager of studio (1895–1947). Thousands of glassplate negatives, which document early settlement days, are housed by several organizations, including Alexander Turnbull Library, Nelson Historical Society, and Nelson Provincial Museum.

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 3).