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Group portrait of eight members of the New Plymouth Swimming and Old Boys Surf Club Senior Team, winners of the Nelson Shield (New Zealand Surf Life-saving Championship), Weston Cup, and Ohawe Shield in 1934. The team is in a studio setting with curtains and part of a painted backdrop visible behind them. There is a triangular flag behind the group in the centre, and a cup, framed shield, and Old Boys Surf Club reel in centre front. The team members are all wearing swimming outfits. Standing in the back row from left is R.A. Gayton, M.W. Rimmington, H.S.T. Weston (Captain), C. Allen and R.A.H. Perkins. Seated in the front from on the left is N.F. Gardiner and on the right is H.S. Watkins. The eighth portrait, showing H.J. Anthony, has been inset into the centre along the top edge of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on brown card.
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