Samuel Austin, N.Z.C.
Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Sergeant Samuel Austin (1828-1903), Wanganui Native Contingent and winner of the New Zealand Cross for action at Putahi pā and Keteonetea in 1866. The photograph is a bust portrait and shows Austin with a long beard wearing a jacket with two medals, including the New Zealand Cross, pinned to his chest.
This photograph is included on page 14 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some Soldiers of the Queen who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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