80 plates, with facing text telling the story of the soldiers and their families
Appendix of notes for readers on how to help identify the `mystery' portraits
Michael Fitzgerald is Curator Colonial New Zealand at Te Papa, and has a particular interest in New Zealanders' wartime experiences and an in-depth knowledge of related collections at Te Papa. He is working on ongoing research into the life stories of soldiers and their families whose portraits were taken at the Berry & Co studio in Wellington. Claire Regnault is Senior Curator History (Creative Industries) at Te Papa, and has formerly held curatorial positions at the Dowse Art Museum, Hawke's Bay Museum and Art Gallery, City Gallery Wellington and Robert McDougall Art Gallery, and has a broad curatorial practice. She is a co-author of The Dress Circle: New Zealand Fashion Design Since 1940 (Random House, 2010), author of The New Zealand Gown of the Year (HBCT, 2003).