Photograph (colour enhanced), portrait of Rev Ben Drake; Unknown; Unknown; CR198...

Name/Title

Photograph (colour enhanced), portrait of Rev Ben Drake

About this object

Photograph, (colour enhanced), portrait of Rev Ben Drake, who, 1868 moved to the Cromwell district serving there for five years, until formally ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1875. He ministered there until retiring in 1878. He was a much loved minister and a familiar figure on his white horse. His parish covered an area of 3,200 square miles. He continued to live in Cromwell until his death on 3 July 1890, aged 80 years. He still has relations in Hawea Flat.

Place Made

Unknown

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

Unknown

Inscription and Marks

"Rev Ben Drake"
"Born 1810, died 1890"
"Came to Cromwell 1868"
"Early Presbyterian Minister, ordained 1875"

Measurements

H 690mm x L 45mm x W 560mm

Object Type

Photographs, portraits

Subject and Association Keywords

Photograph, portrait

Subject and Association Keywords

Photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

Church associations

Medium and Materials

Photo paper
Glass
Wood

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object number

CR1980.073

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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